Monthly Archives: April 2017

Downtown Number 1 Train

Another in a series of everyday life in New York. Click on the photograph for an instant view of a larger and more detailed image.

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Important Information

If you are a small boy, it is important to know whether your fingers will fit between the glass panels of a Manhattan bus stop. Having ascertained they will, this information can be stored together with other similar important facts … Continue reading

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The Halal Hopper

Halal stands are very popular, and numerous, in New York. This guy at 87th Street and Broadway cooks his chicken and serves his rice with amazing dexterity, hopping around as he does so in a fascinating dance to keep up … Continue reading

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Oratorio San Felipe Neri

On Palm Sunday, one week before Easter, the Oratorio San Felipe Neri in San Miguel de Allende opens the small chapels and cloister to the public. These are normally reserved exclusively for the clergy. We believe this corner of the … Continue reading

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Plastic Babies

There are constant social service demonstrations in Mexico. In this instance training for prevention of choking in infants. These parents may not find it so easy to balance a real six-month-old made of baby, not plastic, on their hands, while … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Shrines

On this Friday, a week before Easter, shopfronts, house doorways and windows suddenly become shrines for the evening. Just as suddenly next morning they are gone, and in this instance on Insurgentes, are a hardware store again.

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A Typical Sight

A typical sight in San Miguel, particularly on Relox, which runs down from the Jardin, the main square.

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Plaza de la Luz

A typical scene in the Plaza de la Luz, also known as the Plaza de la Soledad, at the top of Insurgentes here in San Miguel. We often spend a while here in the early evening watching the world go … Continue reading

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