Fashionating

Thoughts, tips, trials & tribulations

Posted on February 11th, 2017 by paularath

At the top of my list of desired day trips from Carcassonne was the four Cathar Castles called Chateaux Lastours. To get near them, it’s just about a 30-minute drive north from Carcassonne. Once there, you go to a former textile plant that is now a visitor center. You buy a ticket for 7 euros and begin
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Posted on February 9th, 2017 by paularath

So here we are, in Carcassonne, France, spending a month taking care of two cats, Badoit and Pelegrina. How did this come about? Our friends David and Mike just moved to Carcassonne in January, after years of researching where they wanted to settle in retirement. The only problem: They had signed up for a cruise to
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Posted on November 13th, 2016 by paularath

The first time I met Lo Kaimuloa was in the Lihue airport. She was dealing with huge cases of accessories she had brought to the Garden Isle for a trunk show. Riches was a brand new business and she was reaching out to neighbor islands. I was a brand new fashion writer and broadcaster and
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Posted on October 29th, 2016 by paularath

  I’ve always wondered what gastroenterologists do for fun. I mean, it’s just not a fun medical specialty. No one ever wants to see you and you really have to deal with some unpleasant stuff. Well, one Honolulu gastroenterologist, Dr. Mark Morisaki, who practices out of Kuakini, creates all sorts of fabulous things with balloons!
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Posted on October 25th, 2016 by paularath

  When the Gallery at Ward Centre closed, there were 18 artists without a place to show their work.  Each of them is finding a new pathway to creativity, as well as new places to show their art.  In some cases, they are even finding new places to live. I was sad to say aloha
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