Archives for July 2013

“After A While”

My Spanish teacher and precious new friend shared this poem with me ..... I felt I needed to share it as well. I have met such wonderful people on this adventure and connected with some in a truly deep and profound way, but saying goodbye .... that … [Read more...]


Last night I went to dance ..... it's often what I do here! My Spanish teacher invited me to see her Tango teachers perform at La Viruta and since she is more of a beginner at Tango than I am and needs some support and encouragement I was more than … [Read more...]

Holstee Manifesto video

WOW! I arrived home cold and hungry, turned on the television and started to make something to eat ..... a local channel 'Ciudad Abierta' was interviewing a man about the power of photographic images when they showed this video with Spanish … [Read more...]

Colonia otra vez


Why go to Colonia again, you ask? Because you, by that I mean myself, a Canadian, can only stay in Argentina for 90 days. If you overstay your visit you are in for a lengthy 'interview' and fine when you do decide to leave. It's more or less a … [Read more...]

Raúl Soldi


O.K. ..... Well this is a picture of me in the garden of the Church of Santa Ana in Glew, Buenos Aires Province, but this post is about the work of artist Raúl Soldi. I'll get to the church and it will all make sense in a minute! I had no idea who … [Read more...]

Teatro Colón


Construction of Teatro Colón began in 1880 and was completed in 1908. The theatre is a land mark, world class facility and magnificent example of the architecture and design of the 'Belle Époque'. When you step into the foyer you are physically … [Read more...]