73 – Yes, so he says, but then men often lie…

…And loving words they speak ought to be written in rapid winds and water flowing by.* Catullus speaks about women, or one particular woman, rather, but we were in the 21st century last time I checked, and one can surely take the artistic liberty to transpose, especially given the circumstances. Yes I know. Flying to … More 73 – Yes, so he says, but then men often lie…

55 – Sing in me, Muse, and through me tell the story…

September 19 Arrival to Hong Kong on a fast train from Guangzhou, the immigration is pretty much hassle free. It’s hot, of course, but at least it’s not raining. I get the Octopus card (what is it with the English – and (former) colonies – and naming public transport passes after seafood?), which works for … More 55 – Sing in me, Muse, and through me tell the story…

31 – Souvenirs d’Italie

May 2017 – my last business trip in Italy to say farewell to my customers of many years. Random shots. Vivid colours of spring in Tuscan countryside, metropolitan architecture of Milan, hazy Genoan seaside. I haven’t had chance to take many pictures but sometimes (most times, really), less is more. Tuscany Milan Genoa

29 – Klimt & Co

…where “co” stands mainly for Schnitzel. Anyway; Vienna, the destination of our fencing group’s yearly holiday. The expected nerdy note: I was only familiar with Vienna through the 1949 british noir “The Third Man”, meaning not much at all. Obviously, I did not expect to see the same half-destroyed city, or to find the same … More 29 – Klimt & Co

24 – Misfit(s)

Mid-afternoon of an otherwise sleepy day in the office, if it wasn’t for the fact that our desk looks a ZOO.  Actually this is probably not the best comparison, our desk resembles a ZOO on most days, but today is extreme. People jump around and shout (in delight I think), and clap, and produce all … More 24 – Misfit(s)