Tokyo — It was an empathy test of sorts.1 See, a few hours before, I had gotten really sick on an overnight bus from Osaka.2Reeeaaaally sick. Sick enough to warrant an unplanned stop, several embarrassed bows from me, and our bus conductor pulling out his phone with Google Translate. We have break now. You need help? it said. (Aww.) I nodded and managed to hobble off the bus before sprinting in the snow...
Olinda — Grandma Moses notwithstanding, much could be said about why creativity blossoms mainly in the young and then declines with age. To put it in several nutshells: increasing responsibilities at home and...
新宿区 — Christophe, my friend from Paris, was in the city. After dinner, we visited “Shinjuku Golden Gai” to find a bar where Chris Marker used to hang out. Years ago, Christophe and I became friends through ...
I am so intrigued by doorways. But honestly, I am more intrigued by what lies behind them.
I've Figured Out The Secret To Asking Questions
Day 36 #100HappyDays: My favourite spot
I had to hold my breath to hear it: a vast natural quiet draws everything that is far intimately close.
Enjoying French architecture
It's not exactly HOLLYWOOD is it?!
How to cause a traffic jam!
Bridge to Boston
Descending through the gorge at the Saut de Brot, surrounded by moss & roaring water
Taking in the morning sun above the valley
Morning light across the Val de Travers
A few remnants of light as the sun reached the horizon
Watching the sunset turn the cliff golden
Mindfulness on Hermit Lake (Day Sixteen)Lovingkindness Meditation: what you give you receive.