Tag Archives: 1985

Trans Europe Express 1980s Paris Bruxelles

1985 Paris The Trans Europe Express Out of Gare du Nord Two hours plus To Bruxelles Moi et Christine Blonde Swedish singer A good laugh A friend Nothing more Nothing less Nous deux A Bruxelles. To record a 45 ‘Take Me Higher’. Train leaves the station Northbound Paris left behind Clackety-clack-clack Picking up speed Soon […]

Cafe De Paris London 1985

1984 London Leicester Square The Cafe de Paris Music DJed by Albert de Paname Dancing The young The place to be Black Jack and I At the door A ten-thick crowd Other side of the ropes. We control the destiny of the night. In or out. Ingrid arrives with Alice Svelte Blonde English Jacques and […]

April 11, 1982 Paris – Journal Entry

Easter morning 1982 in Paris I’m playing backgammon for money with a Chilean coke dealer in a basement apartment across from Notre Dame. I have two Moulin Rouge dancers with me. Dressed in their show gear. Snorting coke, drinking whiskey coke and beating Jose every game. Dawn comes and the cathedral bells are bonging out […]

Matterhorn 1985 Gucci Loafers

In late September of 1985 I traveled from Paris to Zermatt via Les Diablerets, my autumn refuge away from the nightlife at Le Balajo. Amazing to see the Matterhorn towering over the scenic village. The higher alpine meadows flowing with edelweiss. The gasthaus were demi-filled with elderly hikers and Swiss reservists on their yearly training […]

Autumn en Ile St. Louis

November Paris 1984 Early morning Cold and wet rain Rue des Deux Ponts Ile St. Louis A gray morning Comme chaque autumn Sur le Rue Des Deux Ponts Kicking leaves into the gutter Heading to the corner cafe With my mistress’ Scottie in tow Angus Sniff sniff sniff For the scents of dogs. Arrive at […]