With Harry Farthing from London to Mt. Pleasant to the top of the world
The ‘Summit’ of adventure
By Dottie Ashley
I must admit to being slightly shocked when, shortly after entering my living room, gracious, well-spoken author Harry Farthing suddenly extracted from his sports carry-on bag a large ice axe bearing the faint image of a swastika engraved on its handle.
Landscapes by Retta Dotterer better, ‘hotterer’
By Patra Taylor
There have been times in Retta Willcox Dotterer’s life when she let go of her art to pursue other endeavors. Fortunately for Mrs. Dotterer — and the many art lovers who have discovered her work — her art never let go of her.
Braunstein — a Viking whisky
By The Whisky Couple
Scandinavia has slowly been developing into a hotbed of small whisky distilleries, with the Swedes of Mackmyra at the forefront since 1999, as we chronicled in the Charleston Mercury of September 2015. We promised our dear readers a return to that part of the world, so here is a second installment of “Viking whisky.”