In the groove

Five happy hours in a day: swim, dinner, drink, music, dangling feet in water. Friday was the day, Bled was the lake, Vieux Farka Touré was the musician. From Mali to Slovenia. The important thing is to move. He is the son of a late legend, his guitar-playing is hereditary. Doesn’t “Vieux” mean old? He…

August

Now that August has started, let’s have a look at last year’s for my 2016 Calendar. The first half was spent in Slovenia where I am right now as well. Here is a look at assorted locations. Photo: © signature mmm My 2016 Calendar: January is here. February is here. March is here. April is here. May is here. June is here. July is here. The…

Don’t be afraid to ripple

This is a post with three examples of how blogging ripples and some actual watery ripples from Slovenia. 1. First, the long-awaited moment when my name appears on the same page as Charles Bukowski’s. I have his badge on my mantelpiece after all (the one that Bestia once found). He is my spirit animal. I’m…

Take the Chair, please

Stol, German Hochstuhl. “The Chair”, this is what the name of this mountain means. It certainly feels good to sit down on its top. I was reminded of it this summer when we were driving home from our lovely day at Lake Bled and I took the photo above from the speeding car. Which peak looks more like a…

SMS from Bled

Today a combination of poetry and photography. Both are results of the same short but sweet day in Bled, Slovenia. The poem is the product of the man in the water, His second book of poetry is coming up. And the girl who fearlessly followed him in there despite the grey sky is his daughter, who once…

WPC: Rare Slovenian sigh(t)s

I’ve collected some images from my recent Slovenian two weeks that made my eyebrows shoot up for a variety of reasons. Let’s see what they are. Photo: a © signature mmm production In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: Rare