Paddington Bear

In October 1958 a book was published about a little Peruvian bear who showed up at Paddington Station in London, England . Who would have thought that little bear would gain worldwide fame, have 26 books written about him and become a TV and film star?

The Manchester Bee

In my recent travels to Manchester, England, I saw bees everywhere. I couldn’t help but wonder where these bees had come from and what they were all about…

New Book

I’m happy to announce that my latest book, Curious Histories of Provence: Tales from the South of France is now published…