A morning walk, Bogotá

“The mother of Light”. There is an electricity plant a block and a half away from my mother-in-law’s. The walls had just been painted afresh. I’ve seen this particular artist in my previous – and exciting – street art safari in Bogotá. I will look for the other mural for comparison. “What’s on the menu?”.…

A morning walk. Mexico

Life is but a walking shadow. Dancers ready to strut and fret their hour upon the stage. Day of the Dead. Mexico. November 2018. Colonial church. Tlalpan. A 20 minutes walk away. Vintage. Japanese restaurant, London street, Mexico city. Engraving and printing workshop near the house. Every Saturday, they hold a class, carve out drawings…

X-Pot-M-pou-A-rri-S

“Leave your kilos behind. 20% off on all slimness products.” (Does she really need it?). Xmas and new year’s eve are just around the corner. I thought I’d put together a last pot-pourri post for the year. Above: Pharmacy window, Paris, 2018. 24 Buddhas. Bayon temple, Angkor Thom, Cambodia. January 2018. The heart of serenity.…

My Lord Elephant

I’ve always liked elephants, lucky enough to see elephants from a very young age. Either in Asia or in Africa. West and East. They’re the strongest animal on earth. And though dangerous, are a peaceful bunch. On the verge of extinction. Above: a “rubbing” of a bas-relief in Angkor that we bought on site this…