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Leonard Cohen in the documentary “Ladies and Gentlemen.. Mr Leonard Cohen”

March 5, 2012

Leonard Cohen in the documentary “Ladies and Gentlemen.. Mr Leonard Cohen”

Watch the whole thing. This is a Canada so different from the Canada from the one we’re in now, the Canada that now sits in a deep, dark, chilly trough dug by our illegitimate prime minister, Stephen Harper.

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Marguerite Duras’ bedroom in Neauphle, France, 1960s

February 16, 2009

Marguerite Duras’ bedroom in Neauphle, France, 1960s

There’s something compelling about this photo of the bedroom of novelist Marguerite Duras in the house she bought in Neauphle, outside Paris, in the 1960s. The thin cot bed is so peculiar, like something she might have grown up with during her impoverished colonial childhood in French Indochina.

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