Monday, 16 November 2020

Antifa

A picture close to my heart... Antifa means bad things in some countries (USA...), but what is Antifa? People fighting fascism, fighting hate. And this is GOOD!!! This is what we all need to do!

More Monday Murals here
 

Sunday, 15 November 2020

The watery fire station

Most firemen in France are volonteers, but not in Marseille  and Paris, where they are army units, called sapeurs pompiers, sapper firemen. More about this here.
 

Saturday, 14 November 2020

Friday, 13 November 2020

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Quais de Seine

Haven't been to Paris this year. Sigh. I normally go there at least twice a year, only 2 hours away by train.
 

Monday, 9 November 2020

Sunday, 8 November 2020

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Lush

Green. Then red, orange, and brown. Barely any leaves left this fall.
 

Wednesday, 4 November 2020

French Liberty

Colmar, Alsace, first home of the statue of Liberty.

WE MIGHT WANT HER BACK!!!

Monday, 2 November 2020

The sun above the city

Another type of mural, very inventive one. Art, out of trash. I love the sun!

More Monday Murals here.
 

Sunday, 1 November 2020

Friday, 30 October 2020

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Support your local caffeine dealer!

A cafenion is what they call a coffee place in greek. I don't have many Strasbourg photos for the moment, due to the sanitary situation here.
 

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Monday, 26 October 2020

A cretan Monday Mural

Near the archeological museum in Herakleion, Crete, Greece.

More Monday Murals here, at Sami's.
 

Sunday, 25 October 2020

Friday, 23 October 2020

Students

Students from the Scuola Navale Militare Francesco Morosini (military navy school) in Venice on their way to town by vaporetto. Looking smart!

More really good b&w photos for the weekend right... here.
 

Thursday, 22 October 2020

They canceled Christmas

The mayor of Strasbourg, Madame Jeanne Barseghian, in view of the ever worsening pandemic in town, decided to reduce the yearly Christmas market to it's simplest expression: a big tree, lights, and not much else. No chalets, no market, no Vin Chaud... And many businesses going bankrupt.

It should have marked the 450th anniversary, uninterrupted since 1570 AD, even during wars.
 

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

The dude

A get well post about Jeff Bridges, who is been treated for lymphoma.

Dude, you can do it!
 

Monday, 19 October 2020

A Monday Mural

Yet another Cretan mural, this time from the Dutch artist Minne De Lange.

More Monday Murals here
 

Saturday, 17 October 2020

A weekend reflection

Oh look, that's me in the photo!

More weekend reflections to reflect about right...HERE.
 

Thursday, 15 October 2020

1200 years

One more photo from my trip to Molsheim, 20 km away, last summer. Molsheim is a youngish town by european standards, barely 1200 years old.
 

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

This is not a painting!

No, they are some flowers and plant, seen last summer in the immediate surroundings.
 

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Monday, 12 October 2020

A Monday Mural

Spotted near the archaeological museum in Herakleion, Crete, Greece. The name of the street, Agiou Titoy, or Saint Tite (or Titus), refers to the saint protector of the town. And the mural is about the minoan civilization.

More Monday Murals here.
 

Sunday, 11 October 2020

At the museum

One of my favourite museum, all about science, in Paris. Something about data and internet.
 

Saturday, 10 October 2020

Thursday, 8 October 2020

Kehl am Rhein

Kehl, Germany, just a bridge away from Strasbourg.Often a part of Strasbourg, the city (approx. 36.000 inhabitants), became totally German last in 1953. A shopping town for us strasbourgeois, as many things are cheaper there: food, petrol, tobacco... It's about 17 mn from Strasbourg city centre by tramway.

More about it's chaotic history here.
 

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Saturday, 3 October 2020

Thursday, 1 October 2020

October theme day: my response to COVID

You live only once... I was supposed to fly to Istanbul in march, on a gastronomical holiday, but my flights were cancelled. So, let's cook Turkish and other foreign food at home! Nevertheless, to fight cabin fever, I travelled when it became possible, Croatia in August, Crete in September, always checking the COVID stats before. Gorgeous food in both countries!

More COVID responses here.