Happy Chinese New Year.
It is a new moon in the new year – 2017 is the year of the Rooster.
Roosters are loyal creatures who are always looking, watching, protecting their family. They certainly have a lot to talk about and are punctual and dependable, especially as an alarm clock at dawn. Continue reading “Chinese New Year”
As I gaze out through the ceiling to floor clear glass windows which encompass the room, I am mesmerised by the tiny drops of rain gently falling on the trees, shrubs, plants, grass and pathways of the magnificent gardens. Tiny new-born birds returning to their nests high in the trees delight in the freshness of this life-giving water. I sense the cleansing power of the soothing rain and am captivated by the shape of the drops as I watch them slowly touch Continue reading “Precious Water”
Can you hear it? That’s the sound of my family and friends groaning “Oh here she goes again, the queen of grammar” and I chuckle Continue reading “Pretty what?”
Warm sunshine and clear blue skies graced the afternoon as the crowd gathered for the celebration, a Contemporary Lanna Cocktail Party. Lanna is usually associated with Northern Thai traditions, customs and cultures. The word Lanna literally translates Continue reading “Lanna Celebration”