The UN General Assembly met today in New York with both the US President Barack Obama and the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani giving speeches. In nearby Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza protestors gathered to denounce… Continue reading
After the recent election I posted Word on the Street, a photograph I took in the late summer of 2010. I thought it a particularly stunning work of graffiti art – I loved… Continue reading
From the Archive: Downtown in Alphabet City. SI SE PUEDE!
New York City is full of fabulous women of a certain age who let their hair go grey and grow long. They don’t have cosmetic surgery, they don’t put their make-up away and… Continue reading
Sarah Jessica Parker hosted a fundraiser at her house down in Greenwich Village for the re-election campaign of Barack Obama. She had the idea “Hey, let’s invite that guy, the President, to dinner… Continue reading
HOPE Barack Obama, you either hope he does, or doesn’t, win this year’s U.S Presidential election! As for Mitt and Newt, Rick and Ron, they certainly have high hopes, high apple pie in the… Continue reading
Obama takes out Osama. So many issues. The birthers braying for Obama’s certification one week to the deliverance of Osama Bin Laden the next. Arriving back in New York from London only an… Continue reading
. . . is Newt Gingrich. Remember Newt? Former Speaker of the house, he is considering running as a candidate in the 2012 Presidential race. Announcing recently the launch of an “exploratory phase”… Continue reading
. . . and it is all happening in Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker (R) is trying to trim the state budget. Madison, the state capital, is the place to be but Democrat state… Continue reading
. . . oh dear. From this week’s edition of The Economist http://www.economist.com/node/18010469 It’s not all that bad. Is it? Someone please tell me, say it isn’t so . . .
. . . and on a quiet, cold winter’s evening, the needle is pulling my thread through a tapestry of memory lanes. Football dramas belong to yesterday, to be continued February 6th with… Continue reading
. . . he’s back! But, did he ever really go away? Dick Cheney, the gift who keeps on giving courtesy of a battery-powered heart pump, broke the early morning light of yesterday… Continue reading
. . . is alive and well. Up to a point. This is the night of Sunday Night Football. The Playoffs. Somehow, Mark Sánchez and the New York Jets have seen off Peyton… Continue reading