I admit to a restless soul Jack Kerouac had nothing on me this is my nature ..i came by it honestly.I make no excuses for this way of being… my Mother was like that also .She must have inherited that gene as did i from my Grandfather who was once a hobo hopping freight trains […]
Today i had a great time walking miles in the old hood visiting bagel bakeries,falafel joints,Wilensky’s for the “Special” ,Book store ,Italian espresso cafes and streets my ancestors lived …. Another regular stop is my favorite Italian espresso cafe the Olimpico https://www.facebook.com/cafeolimpico1970on St Viateur in Mile End or Mille End as my father admonishes me.here […]
Back when i was 17 i was living in NYC and was a part of the radical counterculture of the day with the Yippies and the White Panthers and living and working in the collective known as Underground Press Syndicate ,a hub for the underground press in America. Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin the Yippie […]
My time spent on the island is part indolence ,being a beach bum eating paella,dancing and singing flamenco in a bar,swimming throughout the day and sipping cortados at seaside at a trendy restaurant . I admit there is more than that . It may surprise you to learn that the islands of Ibiza and Formentera […]
. In another few days i will go on my latest adventure to Montreal and then Spain and then back to Montreal… I get excited..i imagine.. i get eager ..it starts with the packing the careful selection of clothes and books and foods which aren’t so available there. Less is more i tell myself …anticipation […]
“I shouldn’t be in Canada at all..I belong beside the Mediterranean.My ancestors made a terrible mistake. But i have to keep coming back to Montreal to renew my neurotic affiliations.” Leonard Cohen lol that is why after Montreal i am flying to my island in Spain in the Mediterranean.
I know ….They told us different and most of us believed it as we seemed not so agile anymore and maybe some of us got cancer or another disease. Maybe some of us had our hearts broken . Maybe some of us lost our savings . All this has happened to me yet i wake […]
Something i wrote a few years ago “Wherever you are there you are ” is very true. Mind you your luggage can be another story but i am digressing. Travel brings you to a height of awareness like no other mode. You have to be present in your mind lest you miss the forest for […]