The street artists in Hanoi have a fascination with letters. They draw words more often than regular pictures as far as I can tell. I've seen these in different parts of the city. Your mileage may vary, but I like anything that makes walking for fitness more interesting. It's basically why I bought a camera.
Last Sunday I tried going to a pagoda, but the bus never showed up, so I walked back home taking random pictures: Yes, that's modern Hanoi for you. I think things are going well at work, but in the last ten years of my employment history at six different places, no one has ever shown… Continue reading A week in recap
Just a place I stumbled upon while walking around West Lake in Hanoi. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KNNUH70
Well, okay it was in the 80s, but after a month of 90+ including a week of 100+, the 80s is almost relaxing. I went to a place called Hanoia, which had advertised as an art show but turned out to be a grand opening. It was interesting seeing Vietnamese lacquer pieces, but it is… Continue reading Hot Topic, Hot Pot, without Hot Weather
At 2 pm I arrived at the Bluebird Nest to meet with Mai to organize my lecture on American Literature next Sunday. I’d sent her two Power Points on the topic but she wasn’t quite satisfied, and she’s also going to be translating for me so needs advance notice on what I’m saying in the… Continue reading Paul’s Exciting Saturday