Rauchwolke

Ich denke an dich, als ich einen Buchladen verlasse An einem sonnigen Abend auf der Spitalerstraße Zufällig Eine Frau mit langen schwarzen Haaren, über ein Auge fallen Und ein Schrägstrich roter Lippen vergeht Blästs Rauch in mein Gesicht Hat keine Ahnung, das sie erinnert mich an dich In dieser Rauchwolke Die Traurigkeit eines Sommers der […]

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Weekend Away

I am small and I want to feel small Dwarfed in my heart by the awe of love I want to be dwarfed in plain sight By the awe of tall buildings White limestone monuments Grey concrete abstractions Fiery red-brick towers With the chaos of a hungry heart in love Surrounded by tall buildings There […]

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Slow photography

I was reading up recently about slow food, and how it’s an alternative to fast food. As Wikipedia says “At its heart is the aim to promote local foods and traditional gastronomy and food production. Conversely this means an opposition to fast food, industrial food production and globalisation“. I recently reflected on my most popular […]

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It’s yesterday once more

Or, at least, a year ago. Time is noticeably flying by faster as I get older and older. I took this photo in New York a year ago today on the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a good way to see the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan Skyline, and it’s free. This was taken with […]

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Icelandic Clarity

In February 2017 I went to Iceland for a short break with friends. Whilst there, I had a beautiful moment of clarity. We had all been to the outdoor swimming pools which are heated by volcanoes and we were speeding back through Reykjavik in a taxi, and I thought how I really loved my friends […]

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New York Pavements

There is a photograph of me taken in 1995 on East 75th Street in New York City. It was the first time I’d been to the USA, and I was on a university field trip. Since I was studying Fine Art, our field trip had no agenda other than to soak up the culture of […]

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Beach revelations

I recently went to New Zealand for adventures with my friend Lizzy. A big itinerary was planned and we visited lots of places and saw many things. But some interesting unplanned things happened on the trip as well. The photos which make up this collage were taken on the deck of a cafe at hot […]

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Japan

I visited Japan recently with friends, and saw temples, skyscrapers, distant cousins, video games, hot springs, mountains, bullet trains and a whole host of other things. It was the trip of a lifetime and I really ought to write something about it (and I will soon). In the meantime I’m posting pictures to Flickr, and […]

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