Johnny Jump Up

One of the sure signs that spring is here, despite the cold that just won’t quit is the annual Parnell Rose Festival, arts, crafts, and roses, roses, roses. Yes, I took some very nice photos of some of the roses, though I was with a friend who is not used to being with a photographer,Continue reading “Johnny Jump Up”

St Petersburg Morning

We took a dawn cruise on the Neva on out second day in St Petersburg. The air was heavy and grey flecked with drizzle… then it changed its mind… I am sure I should know the name of this cathedral, but I don’t… No time today to Nanowrimo today- worked on wedding stuff all dayContinue reading “St Petersburg Morning”

no left turn

Seems sometimes the places you just can’t get to are the most appealing. And you’ve to wonder what would change if you could. This is an NYC subway station. Day 3 of the NaNoWriMo. A wee bit ahead on the word count. A wee bit confounded at what’s coming out onto the page. I hadContinue reading “no left turn”

possibilities for perfection

I invented a new word today. Jeramate. There is a young man in Thailand with that as his first name. And an online football league in Latvia who’ve given their virtual stadium that moniker. Other than it’s mine. I am not quite sure what it means yet. But the colour of this Diwali dancer, synestheticallyContinue reading “possibilities for perfection”

watching paint

Yes, it’s true – I am easily distracted by bright, shiny objects. I found this fence mesmerising. And I found myself wishing I could paint one just like it – except where I live it would be completely silly and just wouldn’t do… it really wouldn’t work what with all the trees and nature stuff…Continue reading “watching paint”

low tide

Does deceptively safe actually mean deceptively dangerous? I wonder… This footbridge is in Raglan… it had been a gloomy, rainy day and then, out of nowhere, literally – the sun burst through… wow! You didn’t think I was really going to stop, did you??? But Nanowrimo is coming… on the 1st, which arrives here aContinue reading “low tide”