This was shot at 6:58 PM tonight (12,800 ISO) from our Brooklyn garden as popular Pope Francis, visiting New York City, was holding a mass at Madison Square Garden. I kid you not.
It will have taken a while. Between the Brooklyn move and the South African groove, this blog has been in near hibernation. But let this be the end, or rather the beginning. We are still working on the place, but after gardening, interior design, unpacking and braaing, there usually remains a moment to work on the…Details
After a hectic move from dreaded Harlem to our old beloved Brooklyn ‘hood, from the depths of the most stressful professional year of my life, and out of Africa, shall soon spring a few blooming pictures and if luck holds, a story or more. Three days from now, I will accomplish the ritual passage from here to…Details
I was recently reading an article about emerging processors, those mini-brains at the heart (yes I intended the anatomically incorrect metaphor) of all computers including the device you are reading this on. My jaw was left hanging low by the following sentence: This technology opens the door to continuing the development of Moore’s Law all the way down…Details
It is unlikely that I have ever dedicated a post to anybody other than Marie and a big black cat – except a manuscript, of course, which was dedicated to the late Gilbert Trigano, heart and soul of Club Med and indirectly responsible for sending me spinning through the wildest years of my adult life – but this…Details
We are at T-minus a bunch of sleepless nights and steamy days, Brooklyn-bound at last, stubborn as beagles homing in on the cheese. Here in Harlem, nights are mild going on tropical and while fireflies for some reason have deserted us, the terrace is lush and welcoming. Marie will once again leave a bit of herself…Details