As today we explored the vast Van Cortland Park in the Bronx, I was reminded of our last Pelham Bay outing and quite a few signs of life. Pelham Bay is just about as far as we can reach on public transit without hopping on a train proper and leaving the Five Boroughs behind. Getting…Details
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
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.
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
It’s chronic. Seasons pass, the light evolves, routine becomes unbearable, and I change the blog’s look. Bear with me. I had to shelve the major overhaul I had initially planned, as much work is still needed for a complete redesign and time is rare. Instead I tweaked the colours a bit to find balance between a dark template and…Details
Walking back from a very colorful lunch in a small Greek restaurant in Queens recently, we ventured further east to the river which we followed for a while to the John Robert F. Kennedy Bridge. Three more bridges remained above us to the Long Island Sound and six more separated us from the ocean to the south. Robert…Details