Daily Archives: June 7, 2007

French Bread

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The Drinking Spectrum

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The First Documentary

In the seventh district of Lyon, close to Mon Plasir, is the Lumière Museum. Here we celebrate a technology that really changed the way we see the world. The Museum is a marvellous building, a castle-villa, filled with cameras and … Continue reading

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Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat (The Lumière Brothers, 1895)

The First Documentary

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"World" Music

Tom did it in Milan; I do it now. I squirm in hangover. But this is the modern world, and sitting on the terrace I’m listening to Gilles Peterson streamed mellowly from Radio One. I haven’t listened to Radio One … Continue reading

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Questions Of Travel

Elizabeth Bishop There are too many waterfalls here; the crowded streams hurry too rapidly down to the sea, and the pressure of so many clouds on the mountaintops makes them spill over the sides in soft slow-motion, turning to waterfalls … Continue reading

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River

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Blue

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Love

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Wet, again

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