Stranger #7: The Cyclist, Paris

From the album Triptychs of Strangers

A new stranger I met near Gare du Nord. He was on his way to an appointment. You cannot miss that he was riding a bike. I had to stop him and asked him if he would like to participate in this let's call it project. I showed him my first triptych shot and a few other strangers on my mobile/pen and then I explained everything else.

Something I learned with my 18 strangers in Paris, you have to come to the point quickly: better show stuff than explaining in words :D

About this stranger It didn't take much time and he agreed - he seemed to be really open and interested in general. His name is Pierre - he is 30 years old and is actually from Bordeaux but lives in Paris. He is a lawyer and works in an administration of public health.

His relationship status is pretty clear - straight and engaged to be married. If he is not riding public bikes ("No, I don't have my own bike"), he might be eating Côte de boeuf ("my favorite meal") or reading Kapitan Michalis or Alexis Sorbas for the hundredths time coz Nikos Kazantzakis is his famous writer.

His eyes grow immensely while talking about Bob Dylan - this song really makes him think Bob Dylan - Standing in the Doorway