Platform 36 reloaded

The train was late at Gare du Nord. My Lord Buddha was waiting on Platform 36. Patiently. The train led to nowhere, which was fine. Om mane padme… (Artist: WCA) “Unknown traveler” by BToy. (The titles were not given by the Authority. I’m just making them up.) 😉 “I‘ve been waiting for this train for…

Railroad (street) art. Gare du Nord

In 2015, the Northern station (Gare du Nord) of Paris commissioned 16 artists to decorate platform 36. We usually take platform 35 to visit old friends outside Paris. Generally arriving at the very last minute to catch the – almost -departing train. So I grab a painting or two from a distance and run. On…

A Paris run. Hurry!

Landing safely. Butte-aux-cailles, Paris 2018. (Now you can walk at leisure) Vodka Lab. 11e Arrondissement. On my way back from the Klimt Exhibition. Opening hours did not fit my schedule. How unfortunate. The adventures of Panama Joe. In front of the Louvre. Orangina is a unique French orange drink. The flea market at Saint-Ouen. See…

A morning walk: Mexico

“Good night stories for rebel girls”. Tlalpan, Mexico city. National Cancer Institute. (C)ourtesy Alex who’s a doctor there. 🙂 Dali expo, Historic centre, Mexico city. In the garden. (For the photo; those are normally kept inside) “Selling typewriters.” 2018. Seriously. Nights of Acapulco… A new series: “Beers of the world”. (And it’s 4.8% alcohol, not…

Pot-cinquante-pourri-seven

Spock and Scotty just came back from their fishing trip in 19th century Scotland. Spock is delighted and now rolls his R’s as a true Scot. All set and ready to explore the time-space continuum. Fasten seat belts. Scotty? Engines running? Spock? Ready to hop? (Above: the day of the Dead, Tlalpan, Mexico, 2017.) JUMP!…