A Mexico stroll. Again.

I was wondering this morning, sipping a mochaccino at a nearby café in Tlalpan’s main plaza, what to put together for today’s post. And as I checked the pictures of the last few days, there it was. A stroll in the streets of Mexico city. The above: last Saturday, in Tlalpan, Mexico city. “No tire…

Pot-pourri ocho and zwanzig

At a restaurant in Tlalpan, Mexico city. July 2016. The restaurant is housed in an old colonial 17th-18th century house. A very nice setting. Notre-Dame. In memory of those killed and injured in Paris on November 13th last year. London, 2015. I can’t for the life of me remember the name of the place/museum. I…

Bataclan Anniversary – Paris

Originally posted on Bulldog Travels:
After returning from Paris last spring I set off to write a flurry of posts about all the glorious things I saw in Paris.  One that stumped me however was about the Bataclan nightclub.  I didn’t know how to write about it.  We visited and saw that it was boarded…

San Francisco.Where streets are Art.

If you’re going to San Francisco… make sure you go to Haight St. And Mission St, and 24th St… Plenty of street art for amateurs. There we go: Laureline (?) looking for Valérian on Haight St. Are you listening? I mean, really? Joplin, Hendrix, Garcia… We are grateful to those Dead. Thank you for the…

Pot-pourri six-and-twenty

Somerset Maugham used to write his numbers “backwards”, German-style: six-and-twenty, sex und zwanzig. I don’t know if that was the rule in “oulde” english. Maugham had his heyday around the thirties. I’ve never read english numbers written so by anyone else. Regardless, here is Pot-pourri six-and-twenty. Fasten your seat belts. The above: “Global warNing”. Paris,…