Temps mort

While New York experiences science-fiction spring weather (the actual all-time record-breaking max yesterday was 32°C – the forecast max for tomorrow: 15°C!) and we re-adjust tant bien que mal to the Big Apple, chafed by the "hum" – that constant background noise and vibration so characteristic of mega cities, but comforted by the vibrancy and…

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I once owned a Canon G10

We were airborne once again. Our South African Airways A340-300 was dashing through the sky like an arrow towards its target. At our easterly route 39,000 feet cruising altitude, the air was thin and a frigid -55°C, but as smooth as a lake’s surface on a foggy morning. Our speed hovered just below that of…

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