The Ford Crown Victoria is a lousy taxi

By Jeffrey the Barak Having just returned from the airport by cab, I have been moved to rant about how ridiculous it is for Los Angeles taxi cabs to pick the American dinosaur Ford Crown Vic as a cab. It’s a large sedan, with a big engine, and many cab operators buy them as used…

The next chapter at MyPoP

By Louis the Scooterer Before I get going on my scooter, to MyPoP, let me show you a couple of pics. The sea view I had, where I lived at the previous address..was a small studio with balcony…magnificent views of beach and promenade, and always much to see. My current apartment on the other side…

Visiting, coffeeing, chatting and seeing at MyPoP

By Louis the Scooterer As I said in my previous post, I go to MyPoP (almost) every morning and spend a couple of hours, and have found my favourite spot, where I place a chair under a big umbrella together with the bright orange color low settees and a low table…(I prefer a higher chair…

The consequences of the befriending of bees.

By Sigmund Shonholtz   It happened a few months ago, I noticed some dead bees on my patio, odd I thought but then I went on with my day. A few days later I noticed some bees in the corner congregating around, buzzing it up and what have you. Finally I realized that a family…

This day at MyPoP (My Piece of Paradise)

By Louis the Scooterer Dear Readers, Maybe you already know that I live in Netanya, Israel, a coastal city on the Mediterranean, and that my transport is a scooter (usually 50cc). Since I arrived on 1 Nov 1999, I have found and visited many coffeeshops at the square and in the city, and coffeeshops in…

Scooterer Stories, Part Eleven, Up the West Bank

Scooterer Stories By Louis the Scooterer The travels of Louis the Scooterer, a retired former South African who has found an unusual way of getting to know Israel. Part Eleven – Up the West Bank of the River Jordan We have refreshed ourselves at “HaLido” at Kalya Junction..at the north end of the Dead Sea…..