How many artists are lucky enough to have a view like this from their studios? It took Georgia O’Keeffe ten years to persuade the Catholic Church to sell her the four acre plot with delapidated adobe buildings together with the all important water rights that had been on the title since the 1700’s. Another three… Continue reading View from Georgia O’Keeffe’s Studio
Judy Chicago: The Birth Project I first heard of Judy Chicago at University when I did a course on feminism. The Dinner Party, her conceptual art piece was done in the 70’s. She was the first person to teach a college feminist art course and was definitely up there with the so-called second wave feminists… Continue reading Judy Chicago: The Birth Project
We only found out about this train trip in Bloomfield and quickly got on the web to book it, taking two of the five still available seats. Lady Luck was definitely with us as we did the trip at the peak of the autumn colours. A railway volunteer on board with his wife told us… Continue reading Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad
Ten-thirty in the morning and four degrees Celsius at Elkhorn Lodge, Chama where we stayed overnight. The Rio Chama, which flows behind this picturesque stopover still had ice on the surface when we took a walk before heading for Taos.
views of the Mesa Verde from the highest point on the Mesa.
I like to think that this gorgeous car belonged to the cool dude wearing Cuban heeled boots, a cowboy hat and western shirt. He, accompanied by his lady sporting silver jewellery and strappy sandals, called in at the Loungin’ Lizard Bar and Restaurant just after us. They were a couple exuding personal style in a… Continue reading Sunday Drive