Whilst Princess was playing model with a pretty violet dress and a million blonde twists in her hair, ready for her first Valentine’s dance…Dad, the photographer, was agonizing with a million twists in his heart, for his daughter was growing into a beautiful young woman. So damn fast…
I remember being fascinated with this sophisticated lady about to get on a bike in Paris, France. Everyone seems to be riding bicycles in Europe, irrespective of the weather.
Is fuel really THAT expensive? I struggle to walk to the bathroom in the mornings…
Going nowhere slowly…
Which is the speed of most things in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, especially if it depends on a manual powering system.
Ah, how I’m missing those days already. You know the ones that has Sun. Fun. Rinse. Repeat.
The only things I need for survival during the next four months would be cuddling with the wife, in front of our fireplace and a goblet of red wine. Prozac wouldn’t hurt either. For people in the Southern Hemisphere don’t do Winter well.
This monument is erected by the officers in…ah just read the inscription on the stone.
But seriously, it was built in memory of fallen soldiers during battles in the Anglo Boer War that took place around our town in Fort Amiel. Yes, the links will tell you more if you’re that way inclined.
It’s a pleasure.
God’s screensaver, best viewed outside.
I couldn’t resist.
Remember the time when screensavers were really important in daily conversation and countless hours were wasted getting the settings just right? A wondrous, devious little distraction from whatever we were really suppose to do at the time, i.e work. I’m using a memory reference, for the same hours are spilled these days browsing YouTube and Facebook. For work reasons, obviously. Continue reading
So I had another one, who knew?
This one was taken in Muscat, Oman…
Technically more like a boardwalk than a street, but what the hell… I like living on the edge…
Other than this I got nothing…for now…
Even though it seems like she owns the beach, she doesn’t. I didn’t marry for money. But it’s all a matter of where you are and what you see aka perspective.
(Must admit with all the hours I spend writing, I haven’t given that much attention to my other passion in life.)
I decided to celebrate the first weekly challenge of 2014 with one of my favourite pics that I’ve taken in 2013. Seems like a fitting start to another exciting year of capturing the world around us. Let’s begin!