Announcements:The Solas Travelers' Tales' 11th Annual 2017 Best Women's Travel Bronze Award: "Dancing on the Wine Dark Sea." (March 2017) Bay Area Travel Writers Best 2017 - Gold Award for Magazine Travel Article: “At Home in Afghanistan” Judge Don George, renowned travel writer and editor (SF Examiner, etc.), wrote: “This brave and evocative story richly captures multiple layers of the author’s connection with Afghanistan and especially with Afghan women. The account poignantly illuminates the plight and the potential of Afghan women in a way that brings the reader into the heart of their cause. This is a very moving and inspiring story. (February 2017). Read the winning article. BATW Best 2017 Travel Photography Bronze Award for “Essaouira, Morocco” Judge Robert Holmes, internationally respected travel photographer, wrote: “This photograph beautifully captures the cool, early morning in this seaside town. I love the depth in the image created by the bike in the foreground and the tiny figure in the distance through the arch… A very atmospheric shot.” (February 2017). See the winning photo. See all of Diane's awards
Newly published essay on on Cuba, "Cuba: Machismo and Feminism Together at Last?"
Featured in the Culinary Gadabout, “London's Soho: From Bunnies & Brothels to International Cuisine & Jazz, ”
Published in Clips and Pics
- “At Home in Afghanistan,” photos from Afghanistan, Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia, Morocco, and Libya”
- “10,000 year old Art Galleries on California’s High Desert”
- “Horses and History in Woodside, California,” (pp.88-89); “SoHum: Southern Humboldt County,” (pp.90-91 in )
- “Mozarella Making with the Water Buffalo Baronessa: Paestum, Italy” (BATW publications)