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Archive for 2005

The Art of Exploration archive is where you'll find my past writings and thoughts. You are currently viewing a list of articles that were published in 2005.

Fresh Start
Fresh Start
I’ve adopted a new tradition for New Year’s Eve. It requires no reservations, no fancy dress, no cash advance. I don’t have to wrangle taxis or drink cheap champagne or go home smelling like an ash tray.
London Mini Break
London Mini Break
The late afternoon sunlight illuminates the buildings along Harrington Gardens. An exhibit for Art on the Underground.
Tedeschi Winery
Tedeschi Winery
The Grand Dining Room
The Grand Dining Room
Brunch at the Grand Dining Room is sublime. I learn for the first time how much I adore a breakfast of fresh fish, rice, and miso soup.
Ma’alaea Bay
Ma'alaea Bay
Resolution Distillation
Resolution Distillation
I’ve never been enthusiastic about writing New Year’s resolutions so we’ll see how this goes. Let me say at the start that I’m not going to be all militant about writing them.