Miss N

Many New York Minutes

There’s really so much to do and see that it’s a good thing the days feel so long. Technically they shouldn’t, because the sun goes down at the strange hour of 4:57pm. When I wake up I feel as if I have overslept – even if it is 6am – purely because I am still operating on South African time and it’s already the afternoon. So it makes sense that the days feel like there are two of them packed into one.

It’s been a great few days so far, starting with a downpour of note when I first arrived. Irina, the Russian lady I am staying with, says in her country, that’s considered a blessing. My South African “home-girl” Lihle says in Zulu as well, it means blessings will shower over me. Well, they already are!

I went to see Brandon Flowers – he of The Killers and now solo fame – at the Hammerstein Ballroom in the Manhattan Centre on Wednesday night. How amazing to not have to wait a gazillion years for him to bring his solo show to South Africa. It’s got all the pizazz of a Killers show – where he sings with vigour and jumps up and around the stage – but yet he is the star of the show. It was a beautiful set-up, with the set of drawers from the cover of his Las Vegas-style hotel room of Flamingo. But more on that in its own post.

I want to take photos of everything because it’s all still so new. I have never been to New York during winter. It’s brrrrr-cold but oh-so-festive. Everywhere there are decorations and Christmas carols playing. It’s just so heart-warming – no, really! Especially when you get to take goofy pics with a friend from Zim/Cannes/LA in the Disney Store on Times Square!

10 comments

  1. 426358 541172Greatest fighter toasts ought to entertain and supply prize on your couples. Initially audio system next to obnoxious crowd would be wise to comprehend 1 particular gold colored strategy as to public speaking, which is private interests self. greatest man jokes 310006

  2. 235377 983046Aw, this was a truly nice post. In concept I wish to put in writing like this furthermore ?taking time and actual effort to make an exceptional write-up?even so what can I say?I procrastinate alot and by no indicates seem to get something done. 826969

  3. 373747 84997I dont agree with this certain article. However, I did researched in Google and Ive discovered out that you are correct and I had been thinking in the incorrect way. Continue producing quality material comparable to this. 720569

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.