Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Original iPad

Made in 1936, Things to Come (just released by Criterion in BluRay), in typical HG Wells form presaged everything from the Second World War to amazing flying machines, multi-level cities, and transparent elevators. Most interestingly, Raymond Massey is seen here … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage From St. Jose at the Hacienda del Obraje

One of the great advantages of living in El Centro is that two or three times a week we bump into one of San Miguel’s wonderful religious processions or festivals. In this instance pilgrimage images from St. Jose at the Ex-Hacienda … Continue reading

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More From the Plaza de Toros

A shot from this week’s bullfight at which there were six bulls, four confronting the toreadors, and two engaging Pablo Hermosa de Mendoza on horseback.

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Flying Feathers

Once again, this year, the dancers are in town. The drumming starts in the evening and goes on all day. Seven troupes in all in the Jardin. There must be a load of large birds running around with naked butts … Continue reading

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The Electric Clickety-Clackety Man

  Another regular in the Jardin is this little old guy who walks around clicking two metal tubes together to attract attention. They are connected by wires to a strange box with dials and knobs he carries across his shoulder. … Continue reading

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