Tokyo — I was on my way to run some errands in Ginza but it was far too cold to go by bike, so I ventured down into the tube (something I rarely do). I settled into my favorite seat (at the end of the carriage, left arm over the window, right arm free to draw). I took out this little paper sample “book” (a fan of paper samples, really) someone gave me for free and has become one of my favorite sketchbook...
Istanbul — One of those kinds of Sundays. We woke up early, went to the farmer’s market. Bought things and then too many things: eggs, tomatoes, leeks, mushrooms, and a single, unidentifiable squash. Kate had t...
New york — I grew up in a small town in post-communist Eastern Europe, where, as a local song puts it, “there is not much to do besides falling in love”. The next best thing was to hear your friends tell you: “L...
Lyon — I love Christmas. It is a cosy moment we can share and enjoy with our family or closest friends. But each year, after Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, in the first days of January, I used to se...
a memoir of a Jim Dandy day
Christmas is over. And it's quite sad to see all those abandoned Christmas trees lying on the pavement.
Service Box Art
Somestimes when you enjoy a cigarette break, you feel like surrounded by shadows growing behind you. But... you continue smoking
bring in the grasses
Happy to report that B.Merwan & Co. is not only not shut but as you can see still quite busy.
The picture of a picture cast over the stone of the medieval Avila's Wall, "la Muralla de Ávila"http://eseldisparador.blogspot.com.es/2014/09/retrato-petreo.html
Italian coffee at Florence, Italy. http://eseldisparador.blogspot.com.es/2014/09/cafe-en-florencia.html
Just passing by
Meeting a musical soul as he busks his way across Europe
Random train redirections; on foot.
sayonara beta — a new day — 新しい日
"Eres un animal"
The city life will never bore
Has Jakarta changed so much or I have moved on; I hardly recognise it anymore...?
Today's view from Cherry Blossom Heights 今日のさくらハイツから見た景色
The path to the good stuff
If the devil comes to take me, tell him I am drawing strangers on the Hibiya line.
Shoe shine and physical newspaper in 2014. No wonder the dog is bemused.
The days last light, transforming a local street...
Lobster boats in one of America's last commercial fishing ports.
Street at Night
on our way to the prado museum
Vibrant facades, beautiful doors & balconies, overhanging vines, bring the European air in the Caribbean
Cold hands...don't paint.
short-cut to the 2nd last city brew for the year
Fly to the moon
Togo's beach is clean
the train's going no further, time to walk, laneway blur
Well, that's a first!
Minami Aoyama. The West Village of Tokyo.