Pot-seven-pourri-forty

Colours , Mexico city. 2016 Grey. Bogotá, Colombia, 1940. “Cough syrup Escovar. Cough. Flu. Colds.” Musée de l’Homme, Paris. 1916. Contemporary African art. Breton knight ready for tournament. c. mid 1300’s. Bibliothèque Nationale. (c)ourtesy Honorine Tellier. Visit her great blog for horse lovers here: (Honorine je ne t’ai pas demandé la permission… Pas de souci?) https://artequestre.wordpress.com/author/pouruncentaure/…

Fats Domino. 1928-2017

Another great artist just left us. Antoine “Fats Domino”. One will hear or read adjectives such as “iconic”, “legendary”, what have you. I actually thought he was much older or already dead or both. He was born in 1928 in N’orleans, Lu-zee-anna. Only two years younger than my mother. Fats was pushing 90. Originally I…

Time Patrol. Mexico

My first trip to Mexico was to Yucatán. Land of the Maya. I was in Grad school at the Univershity of Alabamer, Tuscalooser. A good friend of mine then, Victor E. was from Mérida. I saw him at the cafeteria in Mary’s Hall. “Hey Victor. What’s up man?” “Great” he says. “I’m going home in the…

Pot-pourri number…

Another journey in space and time. Who cares about numbers? Scotty is still working on the dinosaurs safari project. So he says. I wouldn’t hold my breath. Meantime… the above was taken Rue de Seine, Paris, c. 2016. Sketch by Gil Button. “Dieu et mon droit”. London, 2015. Better hurry up to post London shots,…

Hail Mary

Living in a predominantly Catholic country, and in a colonial neigbhourhood, you are bound to stumble across many a representation of the Virgin Mary. Today’s post: Je vous salue Marie. Tlalpan, the House of bells. I may have posted that one already. Polanco, a different area of Mexico city. Very different architectural style. But the…

Paris Time Patrol. Final Mission

“Ready for this last mission, Scotty?” “Yes Sir. Though the word ‘final’ always brings a bit of melancholy. Sir.” “I didn’t know you were such a romantic, Scotty. No worry. We’ll find something else. How’s the dinosaur safari going?” “Er, working on it, Sir. May take a while…” “Counting on you Scotty. Meantime, all ready…

The Monkey Incident by Brian Martin-Onraet

Originally posted on Equinoxio:
I dislike monkeys. Totally personal. I am aware that essentializing monkeys is quite possibly unfair. There is a remote, very remote chance that there are nice monkeys. A few. Somewhere. I have not met them. So I stand firm: I dislike monkeys.             Two in the afternoon in the magical house…