Autumn in NYC without my Alfie – 2nd of 4 blogs: Governor’s Island, Botanic Garden etc

It was time to return to one of my favourite places in NYC – Governor’s Island, luckily still open until October 31st. [Read more…]

Autumn in NYC without my Alfie – 1st of 4 blogs: “Bull”, the Morgan, Opal Apples etc

It felt strange to be back in New York for 2 weeks from 15 October to 1 November without my best mate Alfie.  [Read more…]

Memories of NYC (Part 2)

This second blog covers the rest of our journey to NYC this Spring/Summer. A lovely experience was the Swedish Midsummer Festival at Wagner Park on the Battery.

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Memories of NYC (part 1)

This is the first of 2 retrospective & final blogs from our trip to NYC 10 April to 26 June. This is my apartment building with my bedroom bottom left!  [Read more…]

NYC concerts and stunning exhibitions

Because there are 8 million people in New York, every day there are a myriad of things to do. [Read more…]

Exploring Morris Jumel Mansion, bird street art, the lower East river and Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Apart from the wonderful Central Park there are many green spaces in NYC. [Read more…]

Open air theatre, films & jazz

The wonderful thing about NYC in the Spring/Summer is the number of open-air freebies happening all over the 5 boroughs. [Read more…]

Governor’s Island, Bay Head, Metropolitan concert & eating out

Debbie and I finally got to visit Governor’s Island [Read more…]

Buddhist experiences in NYC – Teachings from HH Karmapa & others and my own teachings

The biggest surprise of my visit is the presence of His Holiness the Karmapa in New York. [Read more…]

“Can I pet your dog?” And other NYC stories

I hear variations of ‘can I pet/stroke your dog/pup’ every day. Alfie is very popular here in NYC. [Read more…]