Red Hook Colors

Venturing south from Cobble Hill, we soon reach another Brooklyn neighborhood that is changing furiously, probably not for the best. But it has until now retained enough strangeness, oddity, stunning views and calm isolation to remain an attractive walking destination. This is a glimpse of what one sees in Red Hook, whether colorful or bleached…

Details

Winged Goliath

I have been grounded for much too long now, and my eyes turn skyward as I long to return there. But twice recently, while visiting the Jamaica Bay Wildlife refuge that sits opposite JFK airport on an otherwise peaceful stretch of shallow water, I was blessed by the sight of my new favorite flying giant,…

Details

Fleeting

With so very little time lately to write, shoot and post, I am left with glimpses of daily magic, fleeting and easily missed, unrecorded and rarely told… Here is such a moment; I was lucky to have a camera handy. Marie on our roof – Un apéritif au coucher de soleil Similar posts: Sans abri…

Details

Once Upon a Time, my Brain

I can still vividly remember learning stuff like maths, meteorology and aerodynamics, and I can almost feel the buzz that followed. Sure, this was college and I am now steering away from those years will all the momemtum my (life)boat has gathered. Still, what’s happened to my brain? Or as Caymanian fellow Philip would have…

Details