Monday, 21 June 2021

A Monday mural, kind of

Not really a mural (but... Define: mural). Spotted in Italy a few years ago.

Real murals here
 

Saturday, 19 June 2021

A weekend reflection

More weekend reflections here
 

I am in Facebook jail, for no good reason. Unable to post on "pages I don't manage till January 27th". Unable to post on CDP.

Friday, 18 June 2021

Culture behind bars

During lockdown in France, all shops dealing in culture, books, music, theaters, cinemas, etc, were closed. Oh, there was a way... Making some online billionaires even richer. Thankfully, I had enough books to last a long time.

More b&w here
 

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Sunday, 13 June 2021

Rivière de verre 2

As yesterday's post seemed to confuse some of you, here is a wider picture.

PS: avoid Starbucks, there is much better coffee in town... :-)
 

Saturday, 12 June 2021

Rivière de verre

Or glass river, from the Industrie Magnifique exhibition, which ends tomorrow. By Philippe Berthomé and students of the Strasbourg school of theatre. More weekend reflections here.
 

Friday, 11 June 2021

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Sans faire de vagues

Without making waves, by Gaëtan Gromer, another work at this year's The magnificent Industry exhibition. Life-sized sharks, with amputated fins, making a noise every time one shark is thrown back into the sea, mutilated. Shark fins are very popular in some countries... I wasn't the only one taking photos. Hello, colleague!
 

Monday, 7 June 2021

Peut être fou

Seen in Paris a while ago. Peut être fou means either: may be crazy, or maybe crazy

More Monday Murals here.
 

Sunday, 6 June 2021

The moon in the cathedral

7 meters large inflatable moon, made with thousands of NASA photos. Unique. By Luke Jerram; click.
 

Saturday, 5 June 2021

Yes: no, perhaps

Another exhibit during this year's Industrie Magnifique exhibition, by the German Hager Group. Why this title??? I have no idea... More weekend reflections HERE.
 

Friday, 4 June 2021

The magnificent industry

L'industrie magnifique is the name of a monumental  art exhibition all around town, from June 3rd till June 13th. Will show you more as soon as I take the photos. This is called Terre de Ciel, earth of heaven, by Patrick Bastardoz, made of bricks, roof tiles and metal. It's about the tower of Babel. See below...

More b&w for you right here.


 

Thursday, 3 June 2021

LGBTQ tram

This year's Gay Pride, Saturday June 12th, 2.30 pm. All about freedom, diversity and equality. Strasbourg was declared a LGBTQ+ freedom zone, by the the new green mayor.
 

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

When I can travel again... June theme day

One of the many countries where I'd love to go back to: Malta. Others are: Greece, Turkey, Israel, Tonga, Australia, Norway (in winter: no mosquitoes!), the Marquesa islands, and so on... So many! Anyway, more CDP theme day photos right here.
 

Monday, 31 May 2021

Sunday, 30 May 2021

1575

Relatively new house in an over 2000 years old town.
 

Saturday, 29 May 2021

Friday, 28 May 2021

Weekend in black and white

Seen in a shop window in Florence, a while ago. Want more b&w, dudes and dudesses? Click HERE, now!
 

Thursday, 27 May 2021

Put some flowers on your head

I confess: I have no idea what this is about. Just reminds me of an old song.
 

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Urban rainbow

On the Ill river. And no, the building on the side is not Hogwarts! Just an international school.
 

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

The old municipal grain store

Build in 1441, restored in 2002, the building is a huge 130 meters long. It helped the city manage it's subsistance policy in terms of combating food shortage and grain speculation. Nowadays,  it houses workshops, rehearsal and music studios on the Opéra National du Rhin, Rhine National Opera.
 

Monday, 24 May 2021

A Monday Mural

Another part of the very long mural at the museum of modern art. Pink devil and three-eyed birdie...

More Monday Murals right...here.
 

Sunday, 23 May 2021

Simply the best!

This is the best bakery in the north-eastern quarter of France. They got an national award. Ab fab!
 

Saturday, 22 May 2021

A bony weekend reflection

Some exhibition at the Alsatian museum, musée alsacien, exhibition called "Fantasmagorie". The old tollhouse, ancienne douane, now a trendy restaurant, in the background.

The phantasmagoria designates a spectacle of projection of luminous figures animated in the dark, simulating supernatural appearances.

More weekend reflections to be admired here.
 

Friday, 21 May 2021

Le marché


At the market, on a cold winter day... Oh w
ait: it was this morning... Everybody masked, good! Anyway, more b&w here, as usual

Short explanation... On Fridays, I usually post a b&w photo. Well, I forgot, thought today was Thursday. Therefore, 2 photos today. Coffee needed, 7 or so hours after waking up!

Thursday, 20 May 2021

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

One becomes many

Can't say I understand the meaning of this huge mural at the museum of modern art, but hey: it's good enough for a post! One becomes many, where timbers glow, whatever this means.
 

Monday, 17 May 2021

A Monday mural

A newly discovered mural at our local museum of modern art. Many more murals to be found right...HERE!
 

Sunday, 16 May 2021

Friday, 14 May 2021

Weekend in black n' white

An old photo, thousands of Harleys gathering. Powerful women!
More b&w here, as usual
 

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Elaborate

Starting a series of doors and balconies, so many nice ones around.
 

Monday, 10 May 2021

A Monday Mural


 Now that's a town hall!!! In Genova, northern Italy. More Monday Murals right... here.


Saturday, 8 May 2021

Friday, 7 May 2021

Weekend in black and white

Do you sometimes have the feeling of being watched? Well, it might be by him, the straw bear... lol

More b&w here.
 

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Wait for me!

Cafés and restaurants are (partly) reopening on May 19th. Partly means: outside only, sunshine, snow or rain. I'll have a coffee there!