Happy Summer Solstice


Tonight is the Summer Solstice. It is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and the time when the Earth is tilted most closely to the Sun (23.4 degrees, to be precise). At the same time, it is the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, where everything is the other way round. The … More Happy Summer Solstice

Weekly Photo Challenge: Pedestrian – My Feet Is My Only Carriage


This week’s challenge is, on the face of it, quite straight forward. As Bob Marley sang: “My feet is my only carriage.” Of course, “pedestrian” can also have a different interpretation from that simple meaning. It can just mean someone plodding along, dull and laborious. I have stuck to the literal version, because I do not want to … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Pedestrian – My Feet Is My Only Carriage

Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful – Dancers, Brides and Trees


I love the Weekly Photo Challenge, as it gives me an excuse to dig into my photo archives and revisit some moments that I had half-forgotten. One of these times was the visit of the Dance Theater of Harlem to Jamaica in May, 2012. I immediately thought of dancers when I saw the word “graceful” … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful – Dancers, Brides and Trees