Yearly Archives: 2013





    So, I’m in France for the holidays. It’s my first time back home (and in France and in Europe) in two years. I’m taking as many pictures as possible to give you updates about things in France. While I already have lots of things to show you in […]

In France


    Spotted Hyena in the Beauval Zoo.     Despite its bad reputation I find it to be a fascinating animal (on the other hand, what animal is not fascinating?)    

Spotted Hyena



  While most of the old postcards from my grandfather’s correspondence that I publish here represent places (and they are in my eyes the most interesting), there are also quite a few portraits of people (I’ve already published a certain number of them). Here is one of them:     […]

Early 20th Century Model


  There are many “unusual” buildings in Paris when one dares to venture beyond the more than beaten paths of the city (I’ll never say it enough, when you visit Paris – or any other place on Earth for that matter – don’t stick to the guidebook, the plan, the […]

Grande Mosque of Paris