Kumai — We spent two days in Tawau, ignorantly bullying our way into same day visas on the first, but missing the ferry, anyway, because we forgot to check the schedules on the second. In a fit of good luck mixed with the bad, though, we met the captain of the ship while waiting in line for coffee, and he let us drive the whole shebang over the border into Indonesia. It took two and a half hours, througho...
Toronto — The owner first started the Backyard Axe Throwing League in his backyard. Three years later, there’s two locations in the city, one being a 7,000+ sq. ft warehouse. (where I took the picture) It was ...
Sevenoaks — I live just a few minutes walk from the station and have been commuting to London for so long now (is it really 22 years?!?) that I’ve got the timing down to a fine art. Sometimes the train is just pu...
Austin — None of us can remember exactly how we hit upon a whole day embracing the tackiest and true-bluest of Americana. As graduate students we were rich in time, all that angst had to go somewhere, and J. w...
Paris, Calgary & elsewhere
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A Sunday spent exploring public spaces. Though this city has the reputation of aloofness, I find the dogs quite guileless.
A few days before SF MoMA closed for the next 3 years, I found the cafe on the top for the first time (I know!!).
Not the top of the world, but the closest I've been for a while.
First cut of the grass
I feel the need to prove I've gotten organized.
It's starting to thaw out, the Great Frozen North. Which can only mean exercise and spring cleaning.
I'm with Katya!!!
Counting things in a camera store for 12 hours instead of celebrating my birthday. 200+ people missing in plane crash.
Waitress, I've been overserved
At Shakespeare & Co, no need to say cats feel at home. Don't make a difference between published authors, aspiring ones, readers and visitors of various feathers.
Lounge, Art and music. Damnit!
The midnight rambler