Now that the Summer is over…

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. “When I was five, I am told, and asked what my favorite things in the world were, I answered, ‘smoked salmon and Bach.’ (Now, sixty years later, my answer would be the… Continue reading

Let’s Do The Time Warp

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. “It’s astounding Time is fleeting Madness takes it’s toll…” Rocky Horror Picture Show – The Time Warp . Where and when is the here and now because as soon as you think… Continue reading

Is it possible to bleed elegantly?

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. “In business sharp practice sometimes succeeds, but in art honesty is not only the best but the only policy.” ― W. Somerset Maugham, The Razor’s Edge . The true artist bleeds creativity… Continue reading

A selfie to celebrate

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. Work got the better of me So much photography That is good, right? That is why we are here Not metaphysically perhaps But from a company standpoint So I am happy Thank… Continue reading

Who Lives in a Photograph Like This?

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. “Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.” ― Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles . If you want to know who a person is then observe… Continue reading

Tipping the Cage

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. “The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom.” ―… Continue reading

Indulging in a Delicacy

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. “I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” ― Kahlil Gibran . I can’t eat cheese… Continue reading

A Vehicle of Visual Communication

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“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the… Continue reading

The Fears of a Clown

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. “Whatever people say I am, that’s what I’m not.” ― Arctic Monkeys . Have you ever overheard people discussing you painting a portrait of who you are and the person they perceive… Continue reading

Fresh and Fruity Summer Fun

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. “What peaches and what penumbras! Whole families shopping at night! Aisles full of husbands! Wives in the avocados, babies in the tomatoes!–and you, Garcia Lorca, what were you doing down by the… Continue reading

Not To Be Taken

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. “If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narrow chinks of… Continue reading

Little Things Please Little Minds

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. “You will breathe life into the stillness, giving meaning and purpose to all the actions which are to follow.” ― Gary Gygax . I have always been rather proud of my ability… Continue reading

The Hanging Key

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. “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when… Continue reading

Small Glories

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. “It takes great deal of courage to see the world in all its tainted glory, and still to love it.” ― Oscar Wilde . What a beautiful day at last patience waited… Continue reading

The Shadow of a Wish

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. “The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.” ― C.G. Jung . Does it make sense to make wishes on the seeds of a flower… Continue reading

Posteriority Issues

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. “A mismatched outfit, a slightly defective denture, an exquisite mediocrity of the soul-those are the details that make a woman real, alive. The women you see on posters or in fashion magazines-the… Continue reading

Sans Fards… avec whatever

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. “Maybe your country is only a place you make up in your own mind. Something you dream about and sing about. Maybe it’s not a place on the map at all, but… Continue reading

What you fear losing

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. “Grief does not change you… It reveals you.” ― John Green . Recently I read that if you want to know what someone fears losing look at what they photograph . Is… Continue reading

Through the Windoor

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. “It was always Johnny’s rule To be looking at the sky And the clouds that floated by; But what just before him lay, In his way, Johnny never thought about…” – Heinrich… Continue reading

Washed Away

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. “Love is like the rain. It comes in a drizzle sometimes. Then it starts pouring and if you’re not careful it will drown you.” ― Edwidge Danticat . As I write this… Continue reading

In the mood for grrr

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. I might look calm It is my way But beneath A scream My mood Black as night Starless Moonless Angry at the world At you At me Raging But this will pass… Continue reading

A Day of Selfie-Reflection

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. “The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do… Continue reading

Good morning

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. Moods They are funny things Take mornings Please do You can have them I have never been a morning person But recently I have grown to like them Love even But still… Continue reading

The Reverse Selfie

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What is a reverse selfie? Well what it’s not is that shot you take on your phone when you accidentally press the flip function at the same moment as the ‘take photo’ function… Continue reading

The Many Faces of the Self

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Your face as it is simple raw pure and unadulterated is beautiful it’s your origin story without embellishment without editing for public consumption so why do you hide that face? . . Because… Continue reading

IN CONSIDERATION OF COLOUR

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. Colour It is in our mood In our bruises In our passion In our thoughts When we’re sad When we’re happy Bright Gloomy We define ourselves by colour Or the absence thereof What… Continue reading

Inherit the Rose

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. “In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” ― Eric Hoffer . You can play the… Continue reading

Seek those who fan your flames

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. “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames” ― Rumi . Life is a mystery a thriller NSFW passion comedy tragedy travesty art fiction non-fiction a novel magic adventure… Continue reading

A Passion for… Colour

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. “To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” ― Lao Tzu . There are times when it is necessary to see the world in black and white… Continue reading

Enjoy the moment

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. I have a passion for moments Because what is photography If not the briefest of moments 250th of a second   Is enough To capture something A tiny glass creature hides Made of… Continue reading

The Invisible Phase

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. “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” ― Antoine de… Continue reading

A Passion for… Moments

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. “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” ―… Continue reading

The truth is stranger than fiction

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. “But please remember: this is only a work of fiction. The truth, as always, will be far stranger.” – Arthur C. Clarke . I have a passion for the unusual The ridiculous The strange And… Continue reading

Sex and the Damsel

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. “The dragonfly and damselfly reflect and work with the sun and light. The light changes throughout the day. The dragonfly and damselfly undergo their own transformations. If they have shown up, look… Continue reading

If you can meet with Triumph

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. “If you can dream – and not make dreams your master; If you can think – and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat… Continue reading

A Passion for… the Unusual

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. “Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the romance of the unusual.” ― Ernest Hemingway . The strange the odd the different the unique the individual… Continue reading

All by Myself…

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…Just wanna be (to drastically paraphrase) All by Myself. . . A passion for solitude Alone With the sounds of the ocean A smile in the mind Because Hell Is other people And sand… Continue reading

Do-It-Yourself

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. “The end justifies the means. But what if there never is an end? All we have is means.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Lathe of Heaven . Those times when I… Continue reading

Solitary Pursuits

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. “The necessary thing is after all but this; solitude, great inner solitude. Going into oneself for hours meeting no one – this one must be able to attain.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke… Continue reading

A Passion For… Solitude

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. “If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre . While out walking I came across a singular tree whose trunk had grown from one into two the… Continue reading

A Passion Play

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. . “Life is more fun if you play games.”  ― Roald Dahl, My Uncle Oswald . I love to play You could call it a passion Because no matter what age you are Finding… Continue reading

Fun-da-Mentals

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. “I’ve been chasing this damn bird for twenty years, and I’m not really trained for anything else. I guess I kind of let my life get away from me.” – Wile E.… Continue reading

A Passion for… Play

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. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” – Proverb . We live in a stressful world Where everything is demanded now No time to stop The phone rings Email dings… Continue reading

Order! Order!

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. I have a passion for order It is in my nature As a Virgo I demand it To feel safe in a world Charged with disorderly conduct Surround myself with right angles Everything… Continue reading

Place Your Order

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. “In order to rise From its own ashes A phoenix First Must Burn.” ― Octavia E. Butler . Relationships, are tricky even at the best of times. . It’s all about finding… Continue reading

Below and Above

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. “Behind your image, below your words, above your thoughts, the silence of another world waits.” ― John O’Donohue . While surveying the damage caused by a tree, felled by a storm, I… Continue reading

A Passion for… Order

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. “Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder ‘why, why, why?’ Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land; Man got to tell himself he understand.”… Continue reading

The detail is in the devil

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. I decided to build a scale model of the Targa Florio road race. One that worked. So you could race the cars. In 1/32nd scale. Naturally I wanted authenticity. The track is… Continue reading

If you save it before it goes into the fire, it’s yours

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. “I sit beside the fire and think Of people long ago And people that will see a world That I shall never know” ― J.R.R. Tolkien . I saved this piece of… Continue reading

When a Tree Falls…

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. “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” . A tree fell, it wasn’t in a forest, there were people… Continue reading