2019 MEXICO CITY STREET SHOTS

Double Cones / Conos Dobles Corset / Corsé The sailor's two suitresses / Las dos pretendientas del marinero The things other people see / Las cosas que ven otras personas National Lottery / Lotería Nacional Seeking an audience with AMLO Sightseeing in Moscow / Turisteando en Moscú

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INTERVIEW WITH A GRASSHOPPER

Here is an extended interview / chat with El Chapulín (The Grasshopper).  The guy is almost as good at talking as he is at jumping.  I wrote about him once before in my defunct Corners of the City series. Interview is in Español and is actually from a couple of years ago.  The building  you'll see... Continue Reading →

MEXICO CITY STREET PHOTOGRAPHY IX

Nine more images from the streets of Mexico City for this ninth edition of this series,  Mexico City Street Photography.  A friend of the canine kind makes a first appearance along with an array of other chilangos, fellow inhabitants of the vast concrete megalopolis.  I´ll probably conclude this series with the next (10th) instalment and... Continue Reading →

PLUMAS Y PEINES (PENS AND COMBS)

On weekdays I alight from the subway, the new day still in darkness and join the throng to ascend the stairs and listen to the female cry of 5 peso jellies for breakfast. Through the turnstiles and then I turn left, still groggy from too little sleep and pass churros being sugared, fruits high-powered liquefied,... Continue Reading →

OBSERVATIONS FROM A PULQUE PILGRIMAGE

It's just after 1pm when I leave my sixth floor apartment in the Mexico City Historic Centre and walk a couple of blocks to Pulquería La Antigua Roma (Ancient Rome) on the corners of calles Allende and República de Perú.  It's an old school, no-nonsense place with plastic chairs in a square room with just four small... Continue Reading →

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