In the last memory of his recorded life, he saw through a haze and it seemed to him he’d lived the last two decades barefoot on the beach, as a tree. Nothing was strung anymore through time or space, as the fabric of anything he’d ever known had unraveled into this, a pulsating mass of… Continue reading nothing better than bare feet
Dad, my brother and I (poor mom was already back in Congo, otherwise we would have SQUEEZED HER IN!!!!!) This photo was exactly as much fun as it looks! Ah…the memories. I think we stopped a little crowd in the Chatelet-Les Halles station with our doubled-over breathless laughing fit!
Sleep is eluding more and more, because of those devastating bats which are now no longer as darkly charming as they initially were, my first night here. I hate them and I’m thinking of calling the exterminator or climbing up the tree and throwing a mosquito-net over their branches so they can’t rest on them… Continue reading A fumbling search for Africas
A man in colorful cotton walks making animated hand gestures next to a woman in colorful cotton. Beads of sweat on their faces, the sun. Under the shade of a coca-cola parasol five or six young men sit, lay, legs apart, as if at some point the inexistant breeze would start up and cool them.… Continue reading the vertical sun
My winter coat. My black winter coat from London molded. So did my tennis shoes:
Lessons come to you daily in all shapes and from all directions. You generally only need to keep an eye or an ear out for them, and sometimes, as in my case, an inability to walk and aching bones. My most recent life lesson recently came in the form of a bearded osteopath from Les… Continue reading The Osteopath.
I saw this movie in Paris and really enjoyed it but haven’t really been able to tell anyone about it. –Although one unfortunate thing about it is that a central theme is marital infidelity and marital unhappiness, it mainly follows the relationship of two very different sisters. This was unfortunate for me because this movie… Continue reading Les Soeurs Fachees