52 photographs (2018) #48: In Nice

52 photographs (2018) #48: In Nice

So it is my first trip outside Paris for months, to Nice, for two short meetings. Well, we visited sumptuous palaces. I spent a day in a meeting in Nice Observatory with spectacular views over the bay of Nice. But this is my photograph for that week. I kind of like the sinister pointless nature of that notice. Ball games forbidden. Who’d have thought?

In Nice
52 photographs (2018) #47: A moment of beauty

52 photographs (2018) #47: A moment of beauty

Now here in this one I am wandering the streets of Passy which used to be a remote unwashed suburb that impoverished writers like Balzac exiled themselves to. But today, ach, it is full of wealthy ladies in fur coats with small dogs. But… what’s this?

A moment of beauty

He’s not on the telephone, but he is not combing his hair, it seems…