Thursday 28 November 2019

Tomi did it

A statue, by our most famous strasbourgeois, Tomi Ungerer, who died a few months ago. More about him here.

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Dear Santa...

Dear Santa, just leave your credit card under the tree. Thanks.

Tuesday 26 November 2019

L'écluse/the lock

Tourist boat leaving the lock in the Petite France, the old historical centre. The wooden barracks are part of the Christmas market.

Monday 25 November 2019

Saturday 23 November 2019

A weekend reflection

Well, this is not Strasbourg... I've been going to Venice since the early 80 es, just love the place, it's almost my second home. I speak veneto, the local dialect, and that helps!
Anyway, more weekend reflections from all over the world

Thursday 21 November 2019

La gare

Originally a 19th century building, built by Germans, nowadays covered by an UFO-like glass thinggy

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Parc Monceau

Paris. I used to live just 20 meters to the park's main entrance, in the mid-eighties. During my first foray into international cooperation and development. I love to go back now and then...

Monday 18 November 2019

A Monday Mural

Finished, not finished...The idea Europe is something that needs to be built, rebuilt, improved...
More Monday Murals here.

Sunday 17 November 2019

Friday 15 November 2019

Weekend in black and white

One week till Christmas...Well, one week to the Christmas market anyway, aka Christkindelsmarik, the 450th year in a row. Not bad! Since 1570, every single year. You can find the program here, in French, German and English
More black and white here, as usual every weekend.

Thursday 14 November 2019


An old sign ar the Commerce Chamber. Looks imperial to me, but whIch empire, The French or the German one???

Monday 11 November 2019

A Monday Mural

A very old photo, from when I was living in Barcelona. I was sometimes going up "north" , to the very south of France. I never stayed in this camping (many nice hotels in Argeles), but I really like what they did here.
More Monday Mural here.

Friday 8 November 2019

Weekend in black and white

The island of San Michele, in the Venice laguna, halfway between Fondamenta Nuove and Murano The whole island is actually Venice's graveyard. The statue is called la chiatta di Dante, or Dante's gondola, by Russian sculptor Georgy FrangulyanIt depicts Dante and Virgil, going to the afterlife.
More b&w here

Tuesday 5 November 2019

It's official!

See the tall tower behind the tree? Just elected as the most beautiful french cathedral, beating the one in Reims. Well, at least on Facebook...Nevertheless, big party there on Saturday!

Saturday 2 November 2019