Día de muertos. Day of the dead. Mexico.

“Anglos” have Halloween on October 31st. The French go to the “Sematary” on November first. La Toussaint. All saints’ day. A bit of a confusion there. Mexico celebrates “El día de muertos”, the Day of the Dead, as befits, on November 2nd. It is a deeply rooted tradition in Mexico, combining pre-hispanic traditions with Catholicism.…

Street “art”. Somewhere.

I‘m not too keen on so-called “Street Art”. Most times it involves stealthy individuals spraying your (not their) wall with ugly nonsense which you then have to paint. Transgression seems to be the key word. “Oh. So daring!”. The vast majority of it defaces someone else’s property but the exception makes the rule, doesn’t it?…