Low tide II

Why is it that low tide always seems so mournful? Beach flicks are always shot at high tide. There was no low tide on Bay Watch (not that I ever watched two episodes of Bay Watch, mind you, though I had to watch one to find out what the fuss was about.) I’m not evenContinue reading “Low tide II”

Picture perfect city

This happens to be Auckland, New Zealand – but it could be downtown anywhere. The ubiquitous needle-tower, brightly coloured glass and chic hotels and office buildings. Reminds me of The Matrix. Pretty to look at, nice to live in. Maybe a little too choreographed, but we’ve got other things on our minds.

Paris in the storm

I do not like Paris. There. I said it. It’s out there… I can sit back now and wait for everyone that’s been there that just LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVED Paris to tell me how wrong I am to not like Paris. How I must have done this wrong. Or that wrong. Or I don’t understand this orContinue reading “Paris in the storm”

If I were in Mumbai again

Not sure what brought this on… I certainly would not mind being in Mumbai again. But this girl is no more in Mumbai than I am. I snapped her a couple of years ago performing at a festival commemorating Indian independence – at a race track in Avondale, a suburb not far from where IContinue reading “If I were in Mumbai again”

Robo trike-o-trauma

The more I looked at this, the more I fretted for any child placed in this device! At first I thought it was a pushchair/stroller, and the doll was kind of creepy. But then I noticed its clenched fists. And the pedals are so far forward from the seat, it would have to be forContinue reading “Robo trike-o-trauma”