Sunday 30 June 2019


Now this, dudes and dudettes (dudesses?) is the ayuntamento, the city hall in Barcelona. Right, you've been there, you know it doesn't look like this. Well, it does, every summer evening, when they do a light show.
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Friday 28 June 2019

A brief respite

The heat abated a little today, thanks to a mild northerly breeze. Back to the oven this weekend...

Wednesday 26 June 2019


An intricate (and unfortunately closed) staircase inside a catholic student home, a sheer marvel.
More b&w here

Tuesday 25 June 2019


Canicule, french for heat wave. Come from the latin, small female dog, something to do with the Big Dog, aka Sirius, the star, supposed to provoke it.
Anyway, at 7.45 ¨M, it's still 35 degrees, 95 F. Stay cool, find  shady courtyard, drink lots.
Bad news. it's getting even hotter. This is the hottest June since 1947, or so they say.

Sunday 23 June 2019

A weekend reflection

Une of the tourist boats on the Ill river (no, the Rhine river does not flow in the city center!!!). Go for it, it's a nice trip!
More weekend reflections here.

Friday 21 June 2019


Another piece by local artist Dan23. It's some kind of electric box. You'd be hard pressed to find an unpainted one in town, lol.
The weekend is black and white of course!

Monday 17 June 2019


Probably the most photographed place in town, in the Petite France. Picture available as postcard in many many shops.
Well, not this one! This one is mine: :-)

Sunday 16 June 2019


Blue sky, white clouds, red house... And the american flag (friend or foe???) on the Aviator's pub. Just before the rain, this morning.
More skies here

Saturday 15 June 2019

Friday 14 June 2019

Summer is coming

Indeed, but it still grey and rainy here, in the north-east of France. Soon... Get your sun cream ready, folks!
More b&w here.

Monday 10 June 2019

A Monday Mural

Seen in Faro, Portugal, a while back.
"Bullets will kill a freedom fighter, but not his ideas". Doctor Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Murdered by the american CIA in 1967.
More Monday Murals here

Friday 7 June 2019

Weekend in black and white

The tramway bridge over the Rhine river, joining France and Germany. The borders have long gone, fortunately.
More b&w here.