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

A Passion for… Detail

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. “There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it” ― Gustave Flaubert . As I sit here, in a chair, at a desk, typing on a computer… Continue reading

A passion for balance

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. “Darkness always had its part to play. Without it, how would we know when we walked in the light? It’s only when its ambitions become too grandiose that it must be opposed,… Continue reading

The Shadow Puppet

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Stop. . . Please stop. Pretty please with cherries on top, stop judging me by the selfies I post online. . . Can’t you see that those are just shadows of who I… Continue reading

A Passion for… Darkness

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. “Our senses are fairies who work the miracle of changing that movement into noise, and by that metamorphosis give birth to music, which makes the mute agitation of nature a harmony.” ―… Continue reading

The Harmonious Confluence

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. . What is passion? If not an urge That if not sated Will lead to death Literal or figurative This Passion is for food A harmonious confluence This photograph could not have… Continue reading

A Little Night Baking

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“I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and say to myself “Well, that’s not going to happen.” ― Rita Rudner . Once again I was… Continue reading

A Passion for… Food

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. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf . While foraging through my mind for our next passion I began to feel a… Continue reading

The art of rubbish

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. . I found these paintings in the garden. Under a tree. Someone bought them because they were art. Someone threw them away because they weren’t. So when does art become rubbish? And… Continue reading

When The Past Catches Up To You

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For everything there is a season… What is this season between seasons for? A trip to the museum? How grand! A grand place to explore the history and culture of the world. Collected… Continue reading

You Will Never Be The Same Again

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Once upon a time, in a land far away, a little girl, woke up, and she was grumpy about it. . She clambered out of the strange bed, in which she had slept,… Continue reading

A Passion For… Passions

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When you hear the word ‘Passion’ what does it evoke within you? . . “If my Valentine you won’t be, I’ll hang myself on your Christmas tree.” ― Ernest Hemingway . Is your… Continue reading

What time is it?

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. . “What time issssss it?”, asked the snake. “You have a watch.”, I replied “I know but I can’t ssssssee it, on account of it being on my head.” “Well this is… Continue reading

The Touch of the Snake

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. “Don’t touch me, I’m full of snakes.” ― Jack Kerouac . The sense of being touched, slithers along, the fine strands of our skin, bringing with it the scales of the song,… Continue reading

The Watch

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. “Rahel’s toy wristwatch had the time painted on it. Ten to two. One of her ambitions was to own a watch on which she could change the time whenever she wanted to… Continue reading

Let me take your dirt…

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. . “Hungry licked her spoon and then pointed it at me. ‘Aren’t you forgetting the dishes?’ she asked. ‘Absolutely not,’ I said. ‘I’ll remember the dishes as long as I live. See… Continue reading

Bursting Sudsy’s Bubble

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. “Who shot him? I asked. The grey man scratched the back of his neck and said: Somebody with a gun.” ― Dashiell Hammett . The sponge had gone missing there was a… Continue reading

The Washing Up Brush

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. “Temptations are like dirty dishes.  There are some who leave them alone, scarcely noticing how many have piled up.  And there are some who must do them right away.” ― Daniel Handler… Continue reading

Dreaming of the small things

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. . I love wine And skull rings So why not have a skull ring to open wine In my dreams Perhaps Photography allows dreams to become a reality Big dreams Or small ones… Continue reading