Her face is chiseled; her piercing blue eyes rein you in, gather you up like flowers in a field and hold you in their warmth.
Archives for January 2014
“The beauty of the world and the way light falls and caresses across forms are seductive to me, be it a face, a lemon or a tree. I try to capture in my work some truth of the world as I see it.” Noah Layne
Wild grasses abound on the hillsides and off the trails where I walk with my Labrador, Morris. Removing them from their natural environment and photographing them formally in my studio gives me great pleasure.
If you are looking for a regional road trip that avoids the tourist drag of the Costa del Sol, head from Almeria to Cadiz and explore the inland Spanish villages where Flamenco began.
The dignified 19th century Victorian building evolved in stages and by the mid-1800s featured a three-storey central section boasting Florentine Palazzi architecture.
For the past two years I have photographed over 40 abandoned sofas and chairs left in the streets and boulevards of Victoria with passing dogs taking a seat.
The images which are both jarring and comforting, have been enlarged in black and white and hand coloured with chalk pastel.
Last Halloween I had the opportunity to tour Romania and specifically the portion of the country known as Transylvania. Visiting Vlad’s birth place, the town of Sighisoara and several castles associated with him, our last day was devoted to Snagov Island, a place where legend says the body of Vlad “Dracula” is interred.
One time the waitress brought me coffee and a muffin and inquired after my well being. As she walked away, the shadows of her long hair played on the wall behind her and for a moment I felt like I might live forever.
A toxic relationship can drain your energy and sap your enthusiasm for life. Everyone deserves to have a fulfilling and satisfying love life – if you’re not, it’s time to move on.
Dr. Bashir and his wife Alia move into a huge house and wonder how on earth they will fill it. The small, quiet man ends up helping save the world one woman at a time.