Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: Strictly Brilliance

October 4, 2023

By Brian Wise. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival – Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Sunday October 1, 2023. The fact that I made it to just one day of this extraordinary festival meant that I miss […]

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The Trip – Nashville Skyline

September 16, 2022

Monday September 12: Day #8 It’s an easy two hour plus drive from Chattanooga to Nashville. We have a rental car that is as cheap to rent for a week as it is for 4 […]

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The Trip – The End of the First Week

September 13, 2022

The Trip Day #4: Almost nothing to report! Travel from San Francisco to Nashville via the mile high city of Denver, which has one of the biggest airports I’ve seen. Flew Frontier, one of the […]

The Trip Day #3 Monterey-Salinas-San Francisco

September 8, 2022

The Trip Day #3: Monterey to Salinas and the National Steinbeck Center and Steinbeck’s House.I bought the 50th anniversary edition of ‘Travels With Charley’. (In the car on the way there we were listening to […]

The Trip Day #2 – Big Sur

September 8, 2022

Tuesday September 6, 2022 The first time I saw the Bixby Bridge on the Pacific Coast Highway was in the 1969 TV series, Then Came Bronson, starring Michael Parks. Jim Bronson, a disillusioned newspaper reporter […]

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The Trip Day #1 – Arrival & Monterey

September 7, 2022

Monday September 5, 2022 Greetings from Monterey, where Colin Ritchie and I have just returned from a meal on Fisherman’s Wharf, having arrived here early afternoon and visited Cannery Row while we waited for our […]

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