In Words Dwell Worlds

New Website

At long last the nineties look of my old website has been refreshed in time for spring and a new book! The navigation is streamlined and we have an elegant colour scheme. It’s still a work in progress, so do feel free to give me feedback and thanks to Eddie Faria for the design and work.   Stay tuned for ...
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September 18, 2010, Faial

Unlike in Sao Miguel, the bus service in Faial is good for islanders and bad for tourists. If I want to see the museum located at the site of the volcanic eruption of Capelinos, the catalyst for the Azorean migration to the States and Canada, I must either walk the 30 km or hire a car. But luckily for me, ...
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September 27, 2010, Ponta Delgada

A gradual transformation has occurred over my trip to the central group. I no longer feel like a tourist in Ponta Delgada. This weekend, a planeload of Swedes have dropped into the city. I watch them, a large family asking my neighborhood cafe owner for a toy store to calm a wailing kid. A couple walking up and down the ...
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