- 7 years ago
Playing tracks by
Cortex, NINO FERRER, Here We Go Magic, Blue Daisy & Anneka, Eskmo and more.
I met Jacques when he was 62, 1m90, grey haired, athletic and french.
I watched him while he jogged through the ricefields, as he did every morning, and watched him dancing to chinese techno. I heard him talk about Mauritania and New Caledonia while he ran up the mountain like a little child and had a hard time picturing him working at a Geneva travel agency. I admired his rationality and ability to go nowhere fast, as he waited for me in the hostel lobby. I got used to his giggling laugh and peculiar walk as we strode to a secret beach with chinese students and marveled at his self control when I drove the scooter downhill. I shared his love for woman, his exposed thoughts and above all listened puzzled to his unattached way of expressing love, lust and intimacy. I suspected his openness to be evolved as a shield to conceal his tenderness but I failed tracing his age in ideas and actions. Maybe assumptions are useless when you just enjoy life.