① memo 20190511 ~ Dinner at Grand Place ~ Barred window view at the rainy Grand Place last wednesday in Brussels , Belgium
① memo 20190510 ~ The Expatriate ~ Rotonde building at street corner – junction of the Rue de la Croix de Fer and Rue de l’Enseignement – last wednesday, where used to be brasserie La Rotonde, prominent in a scene in The Expatriate, Brussels , Belgium
① memo 20190316 ~ Free Tap Water – Mort Subite ~ Too thirsty to drink that large beer 😉 I got free tap water in A La Mort Subite last thursday – though it is not the rule the waitress of this Brussels pub cautiously told me , when I later explained about the popular viral campaign @free.tap.water.in.belgium – give it a try yourself though … make it a rule !
① memo 20190304 ~ Cinéroman ~ Did a little research : The Société des Cinéromans was a French film production company of the silent movie era.
The Society of Cinemomans gave a new breath to the the episode film through romantic adaptations. The narrative of the films appears in serials in the daily newspapers like the Le Petit Parisien, accompanying the projection of the episodes of the film in theaters. The company was taken over by Pathé in 1922. Here a poster of the 1923 cinéroman VIDOCQ – Grand Film en 10 Épisodes – in the Vidocq restaurant last weekend in Gouda , Holland . Info sources Wikipedia and Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé .
① memo 20190228 ~ Brussels Today Ten Years Ago ~ Window brasserie Le Pain Quotidien on a street corner in Ixelles – Elsene , Brussels. Today made an interview film in Brussels. Today ten years ago made video in Brussels of a portraits wall what became the ‘TRANSPORT XX – installation Brussels’ short film , the start of this work – see https://michelvanderburg.com/2009/04/19/transport-xx-installation-brussels/
① memo 20181124 ~ Kiki’s Illusion ~ Ty Thurman playing Tropical Illusion in Kiki’s Sandbar this month at Little Torch Key , Florida Keys
(Published with Ty’s personal permission – For song see Ty Thurman’s latest album ‘Where I’ve Been’ https://www.leapthecreek.com
① memo 20181008 ~ Hotel New York ~ Diner at sunset last weekend in Hotel New York , set in the historic Holland Amerika Lijn building on the south bank of the Maas river in Rotterdam , Holland