Pot-pourri one and fifty

“Evening Captain. Another Pot-Pourri, Sir? It’s been a while.” “Evening Scotty. Yes it has. Do you have your destination?” “Yes, Sir. All over the place?” “All over the place Scotty. Beam us down.” (Above: a chair from Rajahstan. Author’s personal collection. Didn’t go there yet. Bought it here.) Cheetah mother and her two cubs. East…

Time patrol Angkor cont…d

Previously on Time Patrol: the fearless crew and passengers of TSS Equinoxio follow the 1866 Cambodia expedition of Doudart de Lagrée, jumping to and fro in hyperspace to the 1930’s and early 21st century. Above: the central alley to Angkor Vat, 1930. in La France lointaine: “Jump to 2018, Scotty, please.” “Roger that.” 2018. Angkor…

Time patrol Angkor

“Morning Captain. All time travel stations at the ready Sir. Orders for today?” “Morning Scotty, morning everyone. Temples of Angkor, Cambodia. 19th and 20th century. Ready to jump?” “Ready, Sir.” “Jump then.” 1866. A Hipster gathering at Angkor-Vat. Far left, Navy Lieutenant-Commander Doudart de Lagrée, commands an expedition to find a route to China, sailing…

Art is in the street. Bogotá

Bogotá, as many a major city in the South can boast of remarkable Street art. Here are a few shots, taken last week. Above photo (c)ourtesy my niece, Diana Catalina. “On your marks!” Photography rule number 13: “Never take a picture from a car”. Much less while it is driving. Rule number 14: “Rules are…

Flowers for Algernon

As I see the news, snow in Paris and the North-East, and read your posts, oh my friends in the North, I thought I would share a few flowers with you guys before Algernon eats them.  Have faith. Spring will come. Above: Alcatraces. Zantedeschia Aethiopica. (Sounds very impressive) Jacaranda. February-March are normally glorious months for…

Street Art. Again?

Gare du Nord, Northern Station, Paris. 2015. Street Art, Florence. 16th century. Singapore. 2017. Olivier Rameau et Colombe Tiredaile. By Dupa. Brussels. 2010. Siem Reap, near Angkor, Cambodia. 2018. “Yes, Toucan!”. London, 2015. San Francisco, 2016. China House, Penang, Malaysia. 2017. China House is a fantastic place for coffee, cake, food, beer, and art. Don’t…