The Ordinary Way

Do you ever think about all the images which bombard your mind on a daily basis? The images don't have to be actual photographs, they can be words which conjure up pictures, or a snapshot which your eyes or another of your senses (or a couple or all of them together) take and translate into... Continue Reading →

How Do I Express My Uniqueness… She Asked

. “Yesterday's weirdness is tomorrow's reason why.” ― Hunter S. Thompson . How do you express your uniqueness? Don't you first have to figure out what it is? What is that something which makes you... you... unique... you-nique. We may all be born that way, unique, special snowflakes or whatever, but life and other people... Continue Reading →

It’s not the face, but the expressions on it…

“It's not the face, but the expressions on it. It's not the voice, but what you say. It's not how you look in that body, but the thing you do with it. You are beautiful.” ― Stephenie Meyer . . . . When I first saw the focus of this week’s Daily Post Photo challenge:... Continue Reading →

What’s Your Melting Point?

. . “I am not an outsider. I am an insider who discovered that everyone else had gone out.” ― Stephen J. Day, Horizontal - The Recumbent Adventures of Philias Switchmoat . . Warmth... Hmmmm... what is your definition of warmth? Is it physical, mental, emotional, soulful, abstract or... a very real kind of thing... Continue Reading →

The Photographer’s Assistant

  “In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.” ― Terry Pratchett The photo above is part of a series of extra shots I was taking while preparing to do a shoot. I was warming up, trying to synchronise my eye and the camera, and get a feel for how... Continue Reading →

And then something invisible snapped inside her…

“And then something invisible snapped inside her, and that which had come together commenced to fall apart.” ― John Green Do you ever feel that there is something inside of you trying to get out. Get outside of you and colour your world with a new hue. An emotion, perhaps. A burst of creative self... Continue Reading →

If you look for Perfection, you’ll never be Content

“If you look for perfection, you'll never be content.” ― Leo Tolstoy The Daily Post is whispering in my ear again asking me this time to - Tell us about a time when everything actually turned out exactly as you’d hoped - and - show us - PERFECT - in CAPS... what's all the shouting... Continue Reading →

An Upturned Soul – The Long and the Short of It

  For a while now I’ve been having an argument with myself connected to how I express myself on my blogs. Every now and then this argument crops up in one of my posts.  Every now and then I experiment with my posting style in an effort to reach a solution. Every now and then... Continue Reading →

We are all Artists

El Greco - Boy Lighting a Candle "I suffer for my art and despise the witless moneyed scoundrels who praise it.” - El Greco I grew up surrounded by artists of all sorts. I am the child of an artist, and because my father was quite well known in the art community, people used to... Continue Reading →

You Can’t MAKE Somone Love You

  You can't make someone love you. You can't make them happy, sad, angry, glad, etc. Other people are not your creations, they are their own creations, just as you create yourself. Trying to MAKE someone feel something, usually what you want them to feel, is a power play, an act of control, a manipulation.... Continue Reading →

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