Pot-Pourri. N=14.

Elizabeth II Regina just turned thirty. For the third time. Many happy returns of the day, and God save our gracious Queen and all that. Near Saint-Nazaire, in Southern Brittany. Breizh bepred. Vive la Bretagne! The kiss. Street art New York. (c) and courtesy Alexandra. “For every building to come out of the ground, one…

A night in Penang. By Brian Martin-Onraet and Tiffany Choong

“They will die if we do nothing,” Felicity said, pacing on the crazy pavement by the pool. “Felicity, tokek,” Gary said, “please stop pacing, tokek, you’re driving me crazy, tokek.” “Gary,” Felicity said, “stop with your tokek, it is driving ME crazy.” “Sorry, Fel’, it’s a tokek, I mean, a tick. Tokek. I agree with…

Pot-pourri kumi na mbili (12)

Cable car. San Francisco. 1965. Palais de Tokyo, Paris. Thalie or Thalia was the eighth of the nine Greek muses. She ruled over comedy, theatre and poetry. (This picture is  for my friend April) Hyrax at Serengeti, Tanzania, 1969. Not sure whether this picture was taken before or after the bl..dy thing bit me. (No,…

A Paris promenade

Paris was made for walking. On a sunny day that is. Yes, there are sunny days in Paris. Forget about rushing to-and-fro from one museum to a monument to shopping to this or that landmark. Just walk. Stroll. With your nose up in the air. (Mind the dog poop on the sidewalk though). Walk and…

Pot-pourri número once

  We traveled to the Amazon at the end of 2006. A small city called Leticia, in Colombia, at the border of Brazil and Peru. We actually crossed the border into Brazil walking. No control whatsoever, except for two bored soldiers on each side of the border. This little fellow is called Saimiri in Brazil,…

Pot-Pourri numéro dix

Is it snowing yet? Brussels. 2013. Ministry of Fashion. Washington DC. 2015. (I hear they are tougher than Homeland) Minette in Kenya. c. 1969. Synagoga. Notre-Dame-de-Paris. This sculpture on the façade of the Cathedral supposedly represents Judaism. It stands right to Ecclesia, the Church. Flamingoes. Lake Hannington-Baringo, Kenya. c.1969. Paris. 2015. How many angels have…