A sidewalk café on a Sunday afternoon, Buenos Aires, 1964.
Photograph by Leonard Mccombe.
Isn’t that you looking to your right?
Stop the torture, please. These photos of better times, reminiscent too of my own youth, are increasingly painful in a time of cultural and moral collapse.
We possessed something beautiful once, and it has been taken from us.
Is the car on the right a 1964 Renault Gordini? Compare it with this picture from:
I guess that photograph was taken in the 1950s, right?
Talleyrand was asked advice on starting a religion to replace Christianity: "I recommend you be crucified and rise again on the third day."
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