The Big Easy

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Apr 302008

It’s been way too long since my last visit here. I do love this city. After checking in to my hotel in the warehouse district, I needed to go and get my jazzfest credentials, and then wander around to the Louisiana Music Factory, which is an indie CD store wih a great collection of local […]

Better Safe Than Sorry

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Apr 282008

So much for Tijuana. Following reports of a major shooting in Tijuana on Saturday last (15 dead in a major gun battle) I chickened out, having lunch instead at the Old Town Mexican Cafe in San Diego, rather than in Tijuana. In the meantime, and of little interest other than for amusement’s sake, I noticed, […]

On the road again

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Apr 242008

I’m off, on the road again, this time to take in the 2008 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, to give it its full title. But my first stop on this trip is Los Angeles, the City of Angels. I’ll be visiting San Diego, and perhaps Tijuana in Mexico, before heading to New Orleans. After […]