Category Archives: Culture, Society, Aesthetic

Listening to the Unheard / Writing Double Jeopardy, and the Premiere by Ensemble Proton Bern

I flipped from side to side on the single bed dressed in cold bed linens stiff from laundering. Coated in the Alpine mists, Bern felt chillier than Paris. Where I stayed was up high in the mountain area, a place … Continue reading

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an expatriation (the unbearable lightness of)

    I have recently become interested in the idea of “expatriate.”  The enlightenment came as if an apple from the Garden of Eden was tasted; the term “expatriate” – the idea of “expatriate” — was introduced to me upon several … Continue reading

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Paris, reflections

7 January 2012 I would have loved the rain if I was not to leave Paris. I encountered a book titled Le spleen de Paris by Charles Baudelaire (which mon petit ami had eventually purchased) in a four-story book vendor … Continue reading

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