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saffron
Italy / Travel

saffron

seeing trees in central venice is a rare occasion. in this little square the sunshine glimmers on the houses ever green even when they’re cast in shade by majestic emerald clad branches. i can almost smell the warm saffron inside, see the sunflowers by the windows and the little girl in cotton dresses who’s running … Continue reading

park güell
Spain / Travel

park güell

coming out of the metro station into this barcelona is a completely different experience; it’s like a different city. cool whites and vast expanses, run down, long roads; modern buildings stretch upwards mirrored with glass shatters. this is urban, metropolitan. the way to the park is a long way up, we’re told, but breath remains … Continue reading

in la la land
Travel / USA

in la la land

l.a is spread out before us, a canvas of barren hills and lonely skyscrapers, dusty hazy skies and shrouded ethereal light. february covered the city from top to bottom with her promises and tender grasp, her hope and her longing. europe has churches presiding over their cities but here it’s the gateway to the stars. i … Continue reading

clay pits of lee moor
England / Nature / Travel

clay pits of lee moor

you’d think this landscape was hidden in a vast barren desert with heat sweltering around, chiselled and aged with countless eons to make smooth sensual carvings of wind in dust.  it’s a clay pit; worked into smooth crevasses and jagged edges, illusions of waterfalls etching paths into the hills, and crumble from manmade avalanches scattered below … Continue reading