|Following the Equator, |
Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar—Mark Twain
|Monkey Rock Cottage|
Garden of the Ristorante Sibilla in Tivoli
Rain Forest Trail
Walking through a rain forest on their way to lunch at a small, secluded hotel, they lose their way and stop at a beautiful house to ask directions. The lady of the house graciously helps them and tells them how lovely the hotel is, that it has all the charm of the sugar plantation it once was despite the recent renovations.
"The new partners have kept everything in the best of taste," she tells them. "They are the American painter Brice Marden and his wife."
Golden Rock Hotel
Watercolour of Mr Micawber
from David Copperfield by 'Kyd'
My own actual experiences are often stranger than fiction. If there is a higher power guiding my steps, I think he must be the ghost of Charles Dickens.
Charles Dickens looks like God to me!