I still do not know the actual reason why I am doing this. Well, yes, I do, partially at least. First of all, I am on the Internet because Benjamin has not attached any list to his letter. Thanks to this weird space, I have already found his address and I will soon proceed to … Continue reading #1 Lexington Av/63 St.
The song says that a house that kind can only exist in New Orleans. Half an hour later, Ram, the driver, gallantly opened my taxi door in Brooklyn, on the other side of the river. The Indian was exultant; I sensed that nobody in this complicated city leaves a tip of 30% per usual. Anyhow, … Continue reading #2 House of Yes
At 8 am on Saturday, June 22, I left the apartment, finding my Upper East Side early bird neighbors walking their toy dogs with their latte coffees already in hand. The weather was good, the sparrows were celebrating the sun and, only a few kilometers away, the world's first orange president was about to wake … Continue reading #3 Equinox Bryant Park
"I have a gift for you, Lilith"Samuel opened the leather bag very slowly. I could see that there was a small jewel inside, hooked to a matching chain."I know that you probably can't wear this in public, but I still wanted you to have it; it has been in my family for generations now..."I took … Continue reading #4 Metropolitan Opera House
Spring had just sprung at Xavier's castle, almost a century after the conquest of the Kingdom of Navarre by Carlos I of Spain, already known as "The Caesar" back then. In a time between the Renaissance and the Baroque, the Castilian-Aragonese cultural influence alongside the severe military hand of the Habsburg dynasty would give wings to … Continue reading #5 Castle of Xavier (1610 A.D.)
"Shit, I had forgotten how there is always plenty of alcohol at wasps parties, but never any food. I'm heading to the bar ..." I remembered Ben's phrase at the MET party. Emulating the diligent Ph.D. student in Cultural Anthropology within me, I proceeded to type the word "wasp" on the Google search bar. Today … Continue reading #6 Gitano Garden of Love