Geneva Diaries #44*

Women and Choice, French Films, Geneva Blockbuster, Jack and Gilles 5/29/11 Dear Purnima, Are you back in Geneva again ?  I hope you had a wonderful time in London. See anyone or anything totally fascinating ? I agree that the male dominated societies in which we live insist on making choices for “their” women, choicesContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #44*”

Geneva Diaries #43*

Jack and Gilles, Law and technology and The Vanishing Saraswati On May 24, 2011, Roger wrote: Dear Purnima, It’s me again with a link  to a great article about DSK.  I am thrilled that someone has finally made the link  between what happened at the Sofitel hotel and what the IMF and other financial organizationsContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #43*”

Geneva Diaries #41*

Geneva, Mother and Child, Women, Milan, Assange and The Pumpkin Prince Milan in Milan He Had It Coming! 4/10/11 Dear Roger, I was so pleased to get your mail, of course a distant second from meeting in flesh but very welcome. It’s so good to hear from you, especially during these very trying times, theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #41*”

Geneva Diaries #40*

Lights Out In Wonderland – Le Divorce Like Alice (in wonderland) see me stretched out in this chaise lounge immersed in my pipe dream of a marriage that wasn’t…In this painting by Whistler at the Freer Sackler Gallery in Washington DC, I am Milly Finch. Also see below images of the Cambodian celadon opium jarContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #40*”

Geneva Diaries #38*

Geneva: A Magical Week in Wonderland and Wild Turkeys! Subject: We are off to meet the wizard… The Wonderful Wizard of Oz! Dear Roger Its been such a whirlwind ride that I’ve had no time to think about The Break-In/Burglary on the Boulevard, Trouble/ Theft in Tranchees! My brother is in town with his familyContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #38*”

Geneva Diaries #32*

Dinner, Gods and Demons, Paris, Property, Cyberlaw, Assange and Tom Dispatch 12/11/10 Dear Roger, It was my pleasure to have you and the family join me at home for dinner! I do hope we can plan a repeat upon their return from their around the world adventures. The dinner provided me with endless ammunition forContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #32*”

Geneva Diaries #31*

In the Belly Of The Beast – The UN and Modigliani – The Spy Museum and Snowden 12/02/10 Dear Roger, I revisited Coubert and l’Origine du Monde, and discovered that the art did not quite fit, the lines, the colors were somehow not really me. I would like to introduce you to Modigliani, an artistContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #31*”

Geneva Diaries #30*

Art, Sexxx, Censorship – L’Origine Du Monde 11/18/10 Dear Roger, Really looking forward to the much anticipated sushi meal and can’t wait to check out your kitchen, a true labor of love! I also wish to show off my current avatar, David Coverdale, I now have the hair, the swagger the attitude (all minus theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #30*”

Geneva Diaries #29*

Tech Troubles, Vagabond(er), Marche des Huguenots, Centennial of the 19th amendment- Women’s Right To Vote 11/01/10 Dear Roger, It was wonderful as usual to see you last week, and as usual I was thrilled you enjoyed my cooking. Unfortunately, the rest of the day didn’t quite unfold as I had planned, we didn’t tour theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #29*”

Geneva Diaries #28*

Delhi Commonwealth Games, The Punjabis, Dalrymple, Unani, India and The Search for Spirituality and Composite Culture 10/03/10 Dear Roger, Thinking of you on this special day, a day, a year older, and unsure of where the hours disappeared. It’s also a special day for Delhi, manicured, bedecked, a bride glistening in green in preparation for theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #28*”