San Francisco, fifty years…

Welcome back on Equinoxio Airways, your Time-Space shuttle. This is the second leg (Leg? Whaddaya mean “leg”? English is a weird language) of our journey to San Francisco, back and forth between 1965 and 2016. Half a century but who’s counting? Just make sure your seat-belts are securely fastened. San Francisco 2016. Hold your bar-Mitzvah…

Bataclan Anniversary – Paris

Originally posted on Bulldog Travels:
After returning from Paris last spring I set off to write a flurry of posts about all the glorious things I saw in Paris.  One that stumped me however was about the Bataclan nightclub.  I didn’t know how to write about it.  We visited and saw that it was boarded…

Una Historia de Familia

Originally posted on Con perspectiva:
Por Virginie Martin-Onraët // @gini_martin Una Historia de Familia es un documental dirigido por Pablo Rogero que narra la historia de Mario y Sergio, una pareja de Barcelona que toma la decisión de convertirse en padres. La historia acompaña a la pareja a través de los tres años que dura el proceso de…

Pot-pourri number nine*. Number nine**…

Originally posted on Equinoxio:
Temptation ‘Don’t know about you guys, but to me every post is a challenge. A compelling urge to do something different. Tell a different story. Not easy. Though the “pot-pourri” concept has helped me in that respect. Variety is the mother of difference. I hope. 🙂 The above street art is…

Who are those children?

I know very little about those children. Just bits and pieces. They must be between 8 and 12 years old. They live in Addis-Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. I finished high school there at the Franco-Ethiopian Lycée Guebre Mariam.Swear to God. Close to half a century ago.  🙂 Who are those kids? I can only…

1916. The bride wore black.

La mariée était en noir. The bride wore black. June 1916. Exactly a century ago. WWI had started two years before. Two years of massive slaughter. For nonsignificant gains in the front line in the north and northeast of France. My grandfather, Louis Prodault, his brothers, cousins and in-laws, had been fighting for two years…