Pre-confined Travellers

Will you dance with me? Travellers 94 & 95, Tlalpan, Mexico city, 2018. Bored. Traveller 96. Café Procope, Paris 2019. The hand. Facing Saint-Eustache. Traveller 74. Paris 2019. Catwoman is back. Traveller 63. Tlalpan. 2018. Kant or Heidegger? Traveller 97. Paris 2019. Before the sh*t hit the fan. Travellers 98 & 99. Paris last year.…

Travellers 3. Reset.

“Missed my bus.” Traveller 42. Boulevard Raspail, Paris, 2019. “I don’t care.” Traveller 43. Skull and tats. Jardin des Tuileries. Travellers 36 & 36A. Les Dimanches à Bamako. Traveller 44. See Amadou & Mariam below. Setting the micro wave oven remotely on defrost. ETA 20 minutes. Traveller 45. The mad hatter. Arc de triomphe du…

Travellers reloaded

I‘m busy. Paris, Summer 2019 (as all photos on this post). Traveller 29. These boots are made for riding. Traveller 30. Quai Saint-Michel. Traveller 31. It’s me Fashion queen. Tats. Traveller 32. Bookboxes, Quai Saint-Michel. Traveller 33. A penny for your thought. “Backtothestreet”. A unique street photographer who posts his work on the walls of…

A morning walk, Paris. Again?!

The little Prince Series. Spanish version. “What’s that gotta do with a Paris walk?” “Saint-Ex was French.” “Yeah, from Lyon.” “Moving on.” Tian’ anmen square. Le Marais. That IS in Paris. Le Marais. Not Tian’ anmen. 40th anniversary. I don’t break only hearts. Butte-aux-cailles, Paris, 2018. Artist: Miss Tic. Place Blanche, 1924, by Fernand Andrey-Prevost,…

Travellers

Moustache. Traveller 16. Under Picasso’s shadow. Protection. Travellers 17. La Défense. “Have I turned the gas off?” Traveller 18. Line 1. “Have suitcase. Will travel.” I found those stuck to a wall in the Marais, after a disappointing Cartier-Bresson expo. Placed high on the wall and protected by glass from morons and taggers. (Hence the…

A midsummer’s Paris daydream

King Tut’s guard, Egypt, Egypt, 1327 BC. “Egypt? Scotty? Can you check your orders please?” “Oh. Paris, Captain? Ever so sorry. Which century, Sir? “19th to 21st, Scotty. “Roger that.” Suzanne Valadon’s workshop, Montmartre, 21st century. Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938) was a model – to Puvis de Chavannes, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec – and painter. Her workshop and…

Pot-pourri in colours

Red. Cuernavaca. Easter 2019. Beige. (Fallen) angels, Cachivaches, Bogotá, December 2017. Blue. Breaking news: “Where has Theresa May(be) been (hiding) in the past few weeks? Some sources in Blackburn, Lancashire put her on holiday. But no. She has eloped with Macron. Brigitte is reportedly devastated.” Terre de sienne. Amboseli National park, Kenya, 1988. Azul. Mexico…

Paris eternal

Palais du Luxembourg, Paris, December 1946. Among the countless stuff gathering dust in my drawers is a stamp collection which will be donated to Grand-baby Gonzalo in due time. And another collection of first day issue envelopes. Not too sure how it’s called in English. The envelopes, sometimes postcards, were issued on the day of…

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…