Bags and Books, etc.

the books that shape us and the bags that carry them
Dalian, China.

Dalian, China.

Chinese tea ceremony in Old Shanghai.

Chinese tea ceremony in Old Shanghai.

Old and new Shanghai.

Old and new Shanghai.

Shanghai from the river.

Shanghai from the river.

Shanghai, China. A beautiful cosmopolitan city. So very excited to finally be in China.

Shanghai, China. A beautiful cosmopolitan city. So very excited to finally be in China.

One of seven temples along the southern coast of Mamallapuram, India. The other six are under water and were revealed for a short time as the tsunami pulled water out to sea.

One of seven temples along the southern coast of Mamallapuram, India. The other six are under water and were revealed for a short time as the tsunami pulled water out to sea.

Keble College library…read a Raymond Carver short story while sitting in the quad, just for good measure.

Keble College library…read a Raymond Carver short story while sitting in the quad, just for good measure.

Back in Oxford after ten years. A wonderful afternoon of memories.

Back in Oxford after ten years. A wonderful afternoon of memories.

One of the last private wooden shoe making shops in the Netherlands, just outside Amsterdam on the river Amstel.

One of the last private wooden shoe making shops in the Netherlands, just outside Amsterdam on the river Amstel.

First night in Paris…

First night in Paris…