Delhi Metro as a Flaneur

Daily Post I vividly remember the first time I stepped onto a Delhi Metro train at Rajiv Chowk underground station in the heart of New Delhi at Connaught Place ten years ago. It was a shock. The station wasn’t just clean, it was spick and span. There were no beggars. It was air conditioned. The train… Continue reading Delhi Metro as a Flaneur

Suits

A “flaneur” or boulevardier, was someone who wandered the streets of Paris, dressed in their most fashionable outfits, taking in the atmosphere of La Belle Epoque and being cool. The tradition lives on in Congo, where typically older men wear sharp suits, shirts and ties, when visiting the bars in the evening. Maybe it is… Continue reading Suits