Lost Discipline

Living abroad and learning to navigate through a new environment and to assimilate into a different culture is exciting, fun, frustrating and as time-consuming as any actual full-time job would be. For one year and seven weeks now we have been splitting our time between one Central American and one European country. Since neither of […]

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Birds Birds Birds … and a Shag?

Switching between Othernesses isn’t as easy as you might think. I shall expound on the Otherness theme later one. Presently we need to focus on birds, if for no other reason than to seamlessly join my varying Selves through the observation of birds. Since these will be my last tropical bird pictures for this year, I’ll bombard you one […]

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La Paz – Them Birds

I’ve come to the realization that I’m in trouble. In about 10 days we’ll climb in a plane, well, several planes actually, to fly back to France, our other home, and you can easily imagine, how my to-do list is growing at an alarming rate, while I’m also trying to finish the story about the waterfall […]

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An Eclipse foretold by a Toucan

The morning was young, still only sparsely lit by the rising sun, when a toucan settled in my guarumo tree. The toucan turned on his branch and swiveled his head far to the left to survey the canyon and hills beyond our property. “I like this little valley” he said, “lots of juicy fruit and lizards to feed […]

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