Villa Campuhan – Lumbung

  We stayed in Villa Lumbung; ‘Lumbung’ is the Indonesian word for ‘rice barn’. and, indeed, this villa’s design was inspired by several Minangkabau storage structures found in Northern Sumatra

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We are leaving for an extended trip to Europe, coming home via Sri Lanka ….TODAY!!! (see Paris Skirt). So I have been gathering information like a demented beaver. Flights were

Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner

Telex from Cuba, a great holiday read

Some of you may have read Rachel Kushner’s latest book “The Flamethrowers”, It’s said to be a great read. I’ve just finished her first book, Telex from Cuba.  Set in

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Batu Belah – East Bali

Sunrise across the pool at Batu Belah, East Bali, in the shadows of Mt Agung

  We arrived at Batu Belah at 9.30 at night, greeted by a delightful staff, Kadek and Ketut who had stayed behind to cook us dinner and the sounds of