Red. Cuernavaca. Easter 2019.
Beige. (Fallen) angels, Cachivaches, Bogotá, December 2017.
Blue. Breaking news: “Where has Theresa May(be) been (hiding) in the past few weeks? Some sources in Blackburn, Lancashire put her on holiday. But no. She has eloped with Macron. Brigitte is reportedly devastated.”
Terre de sienne. Amboseli National park, Kenya, 1988.
Azul. Mexico city, 2019.
Bronze. Les trois grâces, Maillol, Tuileries, Paris. c. 2015.
AirBn’B Blue, Cuernavaca, Easter 2019.
Wood and paper. (Not a colour?) Tlalpan, May 2019.
Roots. Cuerna. That garden was fab.
B&W. Diane de France. 1538-1619, natural daughter of King Henri II and possibly Diane de Poitiers, she played a pacifying role in the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants. She reconciled her half brother, King Henri III with Henri de Navarre, future king Henri IV. (In Histoire populaire de la France, 1865; yet another book under restoration…)
Sylvie Vartan, 1965; one of the Yé-yé girls and first wife to Johnny Haliday, our late top Rock star. (Gare de Lyon, 2018)
In the “Beers of the world” series: “Alimaña”. Quite decent.
Grey. “Joie”. Joy. In the cour carrée of the Louvre.
Wood steel and copper. Coffee grinder by Peugeot. Yes, the car manufacturer. I put it at the beginning of the 20th century.
Yellow. Tlalpan, Mexico city.
“Colour specialist.” At the hairdresser nearby.
Rosa Mexicano. Mexican pink. Tlalpan, Mexico city.
Black & White. L. to r., top to bottom:
“Where am I?”
“Who, who are you?” “Pancho’s niece, your friend.”
“Pancho? Where is he?” “At your funeral, but hush, you must rest.”
In Golden creek, 1955, by Jijé, 1954. Jijé was one of the greatest Belgian comic artists. Those black and white stripes are among my favourites.
Thank you for flying Equinoxio’s Time-Space shuttle. Have a most colourful week.