Peterhof

Peterhof, Russia

This woman made me immediately think of Anton Chekhov’s « Lady with the Dog ». But the short story takes place in Yalta, while I was in Peterhof, near Saint Petersburg. And the Peterhof lady was much older than Chekhov’s heroin. June 1998. Cette femme m’a fait immédiatement penser à « la Dame au petit chien » d’Anton Tchekhov.…

Liege

Liege, Belgium

The French soprano Alexia Cousin (born 1979) leaves the stage of the Liege Philharmonic Hall, followed by conductor Louis Langrée (born 1961). She is an up-and-coming singer who seems to be able to sing the most difficult parts. However, a year later, her agent would announce that she had made the decision to end her…

Setti-Fatma

Setti-Fatma, Morocco

Setti-Fatma is the last « douar » (small village) that can be reached by road in the Ourika valley. On the rocky paths that lead to the seven cascades, you meet Berber ladies who carry down heavy loads of grass for the herds. November 1997. Setti-Fatma est le dernier « douar » (petit village) qui peut être atteint par…