“Leave your kilos behind. 20% off on all slimness products.” (Does she really need it?). Xmas and new year’s eve are just around the corner. I thought I’d put together a last pot-pourri post for the year. Above: Pharmacy window, Paris, 2018.
24 Buddhas. Bayon temple, Angkor Thom, Cambodia. January 2018. The heart of serenity. (I shall go back!)
The owl. By little sister. c. 1997.
Naf-Naf, Paris La Défense. 2018. (Naf-Naf is both one of Disney’s three little pigs and a French clothes and fashion brand.
Stood up. Bogotá, Colombia.
Tequila for my brother. (Alacrán = scorpion). (Pic might work out well in B&W?)
Le père Tanguy. Old man Tanguy, by Van Gogh, Rodin museum, Paris. I’ve said it before: I find it fascinating to see what other artists hang on the walls of figures such as Rodin or Monet. There had to be some inspiration.
“Lovely Rita, meter maid.” Gas meters, Mexico city.
Belgian Prime Minister Ric Hochet, trying to get into Nadine’s room by the window. Nadine is Commissaire Bourdon’s niece. Bourdon just dropped the rubbish bag outside the door. Brussels, early 2000’s. Latest news: Ric Hochet was never Prime Minister of Belgium. Charles Michel is the one who just resigned. Word goes Michel is eloping with Theresa May(be).
“Roaring twenties” by my mother, Renée. c. 1995.
Om mani padme om. Bayon temple. Angkor Thom, Cambodia.
Un noir regard. Artist: Dries Van Noten. Quai Malaquais, Paris, 2016.
Before the yellow vests. Paris Metro, July 2018.
Hello sadness. (Bonjour tristesse) An hommage to Françoise Sagan.
Greed surveying the world. Flea market, Saint-Ouen, Paris.
My brother’s “new” car. A vintage 60’s Mercedes station-wagon. Rue des Vignolles, Paris. 2018.
“I’m free!”. Paris.
Bouquet, by my father, 1997.
Nature will win. Ta-Som Temple, Angkor, Cambodia.
R2D2’s girlfriend. Saint-Ouen Flea Market, Paris. She used to date C-3P-Oh.
La veneranda Saffo. The venerated Sapho. Rue Saint-André-des-Arts, Paris.
Look up. Always. Rue Jacob, Paris.
Traffic jam. Mexico city. Yesterday.
Undercover operation, la butte-aux-cailles, Paris.
Sophia Loren lived here. Les Halles, Paris.
Hibiscus, by my mother Renée, Mexico, 1997.
Blue smile, Mexico city, 2018.
Stéphanie Lung playing hopscotch, Penang, Malaysia, 2017.
Thank you for hopping along on Equinoxio’s Time-Space shuttle. Your visits make this blog worthwhile. Flying to Colombia on Sunday for a fortnight. Posting and traveling don’t combine too much. Hence the longer post. A merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all.