Feliz Cumpleaños Frieda!!

Today is Frida Khalo’s birthday. She was born 111 years ago in 1907, Mexico. You may or may not be aware that I am quite a fan of this fine and very talented young upstart (although 111 years may be a little past its sell-by) – just saying. We have an odd relationship, if you […]

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Cohesion

Searching and sorting through my photo archives over the past six months I have come across some really quite peculiar synchronicities, which I shall write and post about in due course. Through this process however, I have learned to appreciate the way in which disparate photographic subject matters can have aesthetically cohesive themes, as with […]

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When did owning guns become ok?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/nikolas-cruz-we-had-this-monster-living-under-our-roof-and-we-didnt-know/ar-BBJgp8y?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartandhp Apparently the adoptive guardians of Nik Cruz, the assailant of the recent school shooting in Florida, said they were totally unaware that their son’s friend was even capable of this. Click on the above link to read the full article. And the fact that this kid owned an arsenal of assorted weapons wasn’t enough […]

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The Physics of Common Sense

I am re-posting this piece as it appears to have slipped through the net. Enjoy!   Validating one’s moment to moment experience is an important thing. It underpins our sense of identity, and has the power to either reinforce or destroy relationships, and I refer to all interrelationships with others. When our individual integrity is […]

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View From San Giorgio

I’ve spent the best part of the morning today perusing the Smithsonian’s National Gallery of Art’s collection of etchings by James McNeill Whistler, especially of London, and Venice in the latter part of the 1800s. Apart from having fallen in love with his sketches, and being inspired to begin sketching again, I thought I would […]

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The Science of Common Sense

Validating one’s moment to moment experience is an important thing. It underpins our sense of identity, and has the power to either reinforce or destroy relationships, and I refer to all interrelationships with others. When our individual integrity is called into question a pivotal moment is created in which evaluative decisions are to be made, […]

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