Water Water Everywhere…

And quite a few drops to drink, to turn Coleridge into a liar. Here's for Friday's challenge entitled "liquid" On a very hot Spring day, when it was 29° Celsius in Vincennes, in April 2018. a tonic on ice was welcome on our bike ride in the forest. This time I didn't throw away the... Continue Reading →

Springing flowers

Spring is here at last, after months of hail, rain and snow.  Here's my selection. No need to add many words to that. Jardins Albert Kahn - Boulogne Ditto Giverny, Monet's gardens Wild violets in the forest in Fontainbleau Tulips, Albert Kahn's gardens.


Not an easy challenge, Ben's smile. I rarely show pictures of people I know, unless they are public. Above, a picture of this year's class from the Advanced Master in Digital Business Strategy I'm heading on the Paris Campus of  Grenoble Management School. As the picture is already online, no worries. Chinese New Year, 2017.... Continue Reading →

Temporary Post

All we do and build in this world is temporary. We don’t look at it this way and yet, with hindsight, once we are dead and buried, who will remember us and what we’ve done. What will become of this website and the 2,000+ blog posts which I have written, not to mention the thousands of pieces written for clients and other blogs and sites. Even our books. Eve our houses, one day, will end up like this one, possibly a stately mansion at the beginning of the twentieth century, yet it’s crumbling to dust now.

Law and Order

We call it July 14th, and foreigners call it Bastille Day. There is no better day in the year for a demonstration of law and order. Mind you, at the moment, it sounds a bit as if it were July 14th everyday what with the constant flow of Police and Army who try, and most... Continue Reading →


Last weekend was about evanescence and so was the weekend, evanescent. Even though it was a long one, it disappeared so quickly and we were so busy touring the Riviera with the Wife singing with the Paris 14th district choir and a symphonic orchestra and me taking pictures that I wasn’t there in time to... Continue Reading →

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