What do you create? I write and I cook—both activities centered around food! I've written a food memoir called Mastering the Art of French Eating and a novel, Kitchen Chinese. Both books use food as a way to explore a new country. I also write food-centric travel articles and create recipes for my blog. Basically, my work is a giant excuse to travel around and eat. Why do you create? My husband is a diplomat and a month after we got married, we moved to Beijing, China. At first I was adrift—unemployed in a new place where I barely spoke the local language. But … [Read more...]
3Ws – Lucas Papaelias
What do you create? i create theatre and music, many times simulatenously... but these days, i've been creatively invested the most in making roadPorn. roadPorn is the experience of music and byway melding into one, bound by the common expression, "the journey is the destination". LPfunK Inc., my production company, produces roadPorn music videos & simulated road-trip movies by tracing the convergence of rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic vibrations with the visual component of HD / p.o.v. scenic road footage. the result is an engaging, educational, and sensory-stimulating, kinetic … [Read more...]
On the road again!
So, I am feeling better! That was not pretty. I was getting to the point where the sound of my own cough was annoying the crud out of me. I've finally unpacked from my Seattle trip...so I can pack again to head to Holland, MI for a reading at Treehouse Books on Friday night. The big suitcase we took to Seattle never made it past the kitchen. Right under the toaster. We're good like that.Do you travel a lot? Do you have travel tips? If so, I would like to hear them. I feel like I pack too much, but not the right things, and the second I open my suitcase there's a huge explosion of … [Read more...]