Sunday, November 9, 2008


When living in Paris as a student in 1986 (remember "Down and Out In Paris and London" by George Orwell? - a must read, as is his "Keep the Aspidistra Flying") I would sometimes spend entire days walking from one end of Paris to the other with camera in hand, just looking, looking, watching life's ever present small dramas unfold ("All the World's a Stage", right?) I don't know why the word "Imperialism" on this wood fence hadn't been painted over like the rest had; a word that has heavily marked our collective history over the past few centuries, and which continues today... the things we do to each other...

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