Travels with Tim and Lisa

"If my discoveries are other people's commonplaces I cannot help it – for me they retain a momentous freshness" (Elizabeth Bowen)

Home again October 2005: Top Tens

Posted by Lisa Hill on January 24, 2007

Ten Best Things about Coming Home
1. Seeing Carl.

2. Seeing the dogs.

3. Feeling safe (no passport pickpockets)

4. Books, books, books, all in English, and in my library ready to read.

5. Clean clothes, dried in fresh air.

6. Melbourne water.

7. Tim’s cooking.

8. Lunch in The Lower Belvedere.

9. Aussie wine.

10. Radio National.

Lisa’s Top 10 Trip Highlights (not in order)
The Roman Forum, Rome
The British Museum, London
The British Library, London
Bloomsbury Literary Walk, London
The Palace of the Popes in Avignon
The Louvre, Paris
The Uffizi, Florence
The Whisky Museum in Edinburgh
Tim’s Top 9 Trip Highlights (not in order)
Bloomsbury, London
The Louvre, Paris
The Uffizi, Florence
Tuscany landscapes
The Roman Forum
Top 10 Meals (not in order)
Au Petit Riche, Paris
Au Petit Margery, Paris
Cafe Canova, Rome
Cafe Ventura, Sansepulcro
Rules Restaurant, London
Cafe d’Arte, Gallery of Modern Art, Rome
Le Moutard, Avignon
Osteria, Venice
Ritz Carlton, Singapore
The local trattoria in Monterchi, Tuscany.

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