Tag Archives: California

memories of the ’80s – US Festival

In the early 1980s, a music festival launched in 1982 to celebrate community and technology: the US Festival. Created by Apple II founder Steve Wozniak and promoter Bill Graham, the US Festival held its inaugural edition on Labour Day weekend … Continue reading

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We are all in this together

It may be the day after Christmas, but let’s not forget….

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World’s Greatest Rabbi

At the weekly market in downtown Palm Springs, California, shoppers can find everything from gifts to jewellery, fresh dates to religious advice:

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Follies postcard

I attended the Palm Springs Follies, a winter tradition of old-style music and dance, performed by those who at the youngest is in their 60s. With plenty of glitz and glamour, the production opens with images that are a perfect … Continue reading

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Puff Puff Pass

The world famous Puff Puff Pass in San Francisco – I loved the boldness of the sign, despite the fact that I have never heard of the shop:

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Too many signs

Sometimes there are just too many signs – this collection spotted near the freeway exit in Oakland, California:

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Come with me

An odd sign spotted in Oakland, California – but for some reason I had to take a picture….

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