The aromas of past times

In the memories brought back by his fresh morning coffee, he found himself once more


El balcón, Puebla, Pueba, México

The city walls           Puebla, Puebla, México


How he enjoyed his coffee those mornings, and particularly at that premature hour of the day, as it softly and gently transported him back to his innermost, intimate thoughts…

La esquina del sabor Puebla, Puebla, México
The corner of the flavours          Puebla, Puebla, México

a brief trip back to the landscapes of his childhood, nuanced by the deep green hues of the lush tropical growth of the coffee lands;

El guardián Puebla, Puebla, México
The lookout          Puebla, Puebla, México

perhaps, but a passing reverie, yet in the end, certainly substantial, for he travelled into those faraway golden moments of his childhood; the blessed lands, whose sun-filled light, were his first impression, as he arrived into this world.


 

 

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At his favourite time of the day

And so many years went by… that eventually, he forgot to keep track of them


La esquina Zócalo de Puebla, Puebla, México
The corner of the plaza           Puebla, Puebla, México

 

On Magnifico’s seventy-fifth birthday, life decided to plot a new course, as it steered unexpectedly away from his comfortable daily routine.

La fuente Puebla, Puebla, México
The fountain         Puebla, Puebla, México

 

Like any other day in his long life, it had begun before sunrise, in those soft, gentle early hours of the morning.

El patio
The patio           Puebla, Puebla, México

Without doubt, he considered these waking moments, his favourite time in the day.


 

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