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…

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…

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…

My Lord Tiger

Hon cop. The Lord Tiger in Vietnamese. Not too sure about the spelling. Why my parents used a Vietnamese name  in Cambodia beats me. (Tiger in Khmer is Khla) But that was the name I knew, when I met a tiger face to face for the first time. I wrote about that encounter in “The…

Street Where Art Some

“Scotty. The Title generator software is down again.” “Sorry Sir. We’ll fix it. ‘Meantime, the Time-Space shift modules are fine.” “Sure Scotty? Last time we emerged in that wall above in San Francisco. 2016, if I recall.” “Because of the peacock, Captain. That is why peacocks are not accepted on Disjointed Airlines anymore as comfort…

Dancin’ in the street

…Calling out around the world Are you ready for a brand new beat Summer’s here and the time is right For dancing in the streets They’re dancing in Angkor They’re dancing in Paris Down in Buenos Aires In Angkor Thom All we need is music, sweet music There’ll be music everywhere They’ll be swinging, swaying, records…