Where there are quiet streets and loud colors

A Late Sunday in The Bywater 

There was this restaurant which hadn't been on my radar as a destination, but the one we’d meant to go to told us on the phone Our last seating is at 8:45 on Sunday, and it was 8:35 already, so. So we opted for this New American place also in the Bywater. Trendy. When we… Continue reading A Late Sunday in The Bywater 

The Weather in New Orleans

That great mechanical pencil got lost last Thursday, when I'd got about halfway through this drawing– lost it on the walk home I guess. So I had to go buy a new one. A changing of the guard; turning point, perhaps.

this corner of Bywater

(Or Bacchanal on the rainy day) Here is a pencil drawing I did this evening of the wine store/bar in Bywater that Ben and I fell in love with. The place was at the ass-end of Chartres Street, in an Industrial/residential milieu that definitely grabbed our Brooklyn-based minds (Think Gowanus area). This  patchwork-quilt of a… Continue reading this corner of Bywater

some sketches from the NOLA moleskine…

The woman at the piano bar in Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop in the quarter; and a quick sketch of handsome Ben at same locale. (click to see full) Some of the folks hanging out at the Circle Bar on Lee Circle, just north of the CBD. (ditto with the clicking)

A smattering of New Orleans selects

Below are a very, very few selects from the photographs I took during our recent trip to New Orleans. I will be adding a rather large amount to my Flickr page soon, but for now... (see link under the third photo for more) UPDATE: There are loads of images on flickr now– click HERE to… Continue reading A smattering of New Orleans selects