Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

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The day I arrived in Switzerland was perfect: not too cold, with clear views across Lac Léman. Since then it has been much colder, with an icy, strong wind most … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · 5 Comments

Salvador Dali: Big

Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Puyol, better-known as Salvador Dali, was big in the surrealist world. I’m no expert on the man, and feel inadequate … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 2 Comments


As I’ve said before, I love the old churches in Europe. I love what they stand for – how people took hundreds of years to finish these monuments to God … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · 2 Comments


Left alone, at home, with the photographer. And longing for something to chase, to hunt, outside. Like a rabbit, or wild boar perhaps. For anyone who is interested, this is … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · 5 Comments

Ignorance is bliss, or, life according to children

I met the three children in November 2012: older brother and unique, younger twin sisters. It was strange, really. I knew their mother back when I lived in Europe as … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · 4 Comments

Portraits of water, a Photo101 blogpost

If my blogs seem to be a bit all over the place, it’s because I am following a series of photography challenges on WordPress. Every day we are given a … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · 7 Comments

The only streets I saw in Paris

Well, this is new! I’m actually going to try to do this blogpost from my phone. Yes, that is a challenge for me, as I have been posting from my … Continue reading

March 8, 2016 · 11 Comments

Hold on, what? It’s spring already?

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, spring officially starts on March 19 or March 20 this year. According to a French news report though, spring sprung on the 1st of March, and will official … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · 7 Comments

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