Los angeles — When I was in Medellin, Colombia, I went out to dinner with 5 men, all in their sixties. All their girlfriends were under 25 and they complained endlessly about women over 25: they were not as fun, too interested in marriage and not as beautiful. “You know,” One of them said to me after a few glasses of wine, “In the U.S I am too old for you. You,” He jabbed the air in my direction, his finger sh...
Fushimi-ku — Kitsune1 (狐) faced Ema2 (絵馬), Fushimi Inari3 Shinto4 Shrine (伏見稲荷大社, Fushimi Inari-Taisha) Kitsune (狐) is the Japanese word for fox. Foxes and human beings lived close together in ancient Japan; th...
Aireys inlet — And mowing the “lawn” into the bargain. It’s now the next morning, and they’re still hanging around at our place.
Miami beach — “You recommend ceviche? Ceviche… as in the dish with the raw fish?” I couldn’t help wonder out loud. After all we are in Texas, the land of steak, brisket, sausage and all kinds of fried and grilled...
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Quebec City Easter Sunday -- Les Canadiens are all right
No green but there is sun for Easter. Small miracles.
This year we decided to make Easter a thing.
Confidence is a muscle I have and will exercise more.
24 Things I've Learned, in China.
Same story. Different city and When Enough is Enough.
Whispering secrets over flights of scotch.
So a loaf tin really does make for a more regular-shaped loaf. Hurrah!
Day 39 #100HappyDays: I heart London
Y a pesar de todo, aun con el incesante goteo del tiempo, sigues allí. Cada estación. Cada lustro. Cada siglo recordando la eternidad.
The best-laid schemes
Easter mass in Madrid, where 90% of attendees lived under the Franco dictatorship. Today’s generation doesn't seem interested.