Moscow metro, a fragment

The metro is Moscow’s bloodline. Like veins it runs through the city’s innards, carrying millions of people every day. 203 stations 339 km in length… 8 million passengers a day… Spend long enough in the metro and you will witness the very essence of life, distilled. On mountainous escalators, slowly. …Immaculately dressed girls with marble skin and frail frames …Older women just the opposite – … Continue reading Moscow metro, a fragment

Thought experiments in Stockholm

Somewhere in Sodermalm on the south banks of Stockholm. Only 4pm and already light, shape, details of the landscape – all gone. That’s the Nordic evening, coming in like a wave. But in Stockholm darkness reveals another kind of light, equally as important. The lights in people’s homes are glowing brilliant white. As I walk the small quietness of the streets I see them all … Continue reading Thought experiments in Stockholm