SUNDAY PLAZA LIFE CDMX

I have recently added a few short series of photos to my instagram which I will add here also.  The first is Sunday Plaza Life CDMX. Mexican plazas and parks encapsulate a lot of what is great about life in Mexico and there is no better day than Sunday to visit. They are the ultimate... Continue Reading →

MEXICO CITY STREET PHOTOGRAPHY X BUMPER EDITION

Here is the tenth and, for the time being, the final instalment of this series.  I´ve probably never been more esconced in the city than I am right now, CDMX (Ciudad de México) that is, as it is now known, at least in theory (more commonly in hashtags #).  El DF (Distrito Federal) lives on... 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 →

DOWNTOWN DF

The toughest guy on the street sells frilly pink socks for infant girls  My neighbour doesn’t smoke weed anymore  In the inky dawn a mariachi blows his trumpet across the sky  It floats to the doorstep, where he now sniffs solvents, all night blank  The same sad señora pushes her little pile of carnitas across... Continue Reading →

URUGUAYAN TIMES

A few years ago I spent around four days, if I remember correctly, camping at the Club de Pescadores (Fisherman’s Club) in the western Uruguayan town of Paysandú. I was there for the renowned semana de la cerveza which sounds a whole lot more civilized than ‘beer week'. Each day followed a similar pattern. I... Continue Reading →

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