The Mother of The Selfie, Frida Kahlo

Kahlo, who suffered from polio as a child, nearly died in a bus accident as a teenager. She suffered multiple fractures of her spine, collarbone and ribs, a shattered pelvis, broken foot and a dislocated shoulder. She began to focus heavily on painting while recovering in a body cast. In her lifetime, she had 30... Continue Reading →

Water Art

Water, one of the four ancient elements, along with earth, air and fire. A molecule comprising two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen. Essential to life on our planet, approximately 60% of my body composition which needs around 2 litres per day ingested to prevent dehydration. It’s all around us, but do we... Continue Reading →

Fish Art

Fish markets are one on my favourite places to visit when on holiday! I know, I know, it sounds a bit weird but the breadth of interesting photo opportunities is colossal. The variety of fish, the colours and the artistic way the stall holder organises their produce. My photos today are all from Cadiz where... Continue Reading →

Food Art

I’m constantly amazed at how simple meals in many hotels, brasseries and restaurants can be made to look extremely artistic. A sushi in a restaurant in Spain, a buffet breakfast in France, a lunchtime charcuterie in a Burgundy Brasserie, and a simple mid afternoon snack outside a Cadiz cafe with a glass of wine. All... Continue Reading →

Travel colour

How often are we blind to the colour that surrounds us? I’ve been as blind as everyone else when travelling, looking but not seeing, a distinct lack of mindfulness, which is quite an admission from a committed Buddhist! Streets, people and buildings, and sometimes landscape can seem drab at times and better shown in monochrome,... Continue Reading →

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