Hopewell

How do you start a blog post about one of your favourite places you’ve travelled to? Many times I started and deleted my first sentence, but I’m just going to start and see where it goes. Because Hopewell is a very special place, perhaps one of a kind. And if not one of a kind, then…

Lac de Maclus

Today is a bit of a chilly and rainy Easter. The perfect opportunity to reminisce beautiful sunny days spent in a beautiful area with great company! When I visited my friend in France last summer, we went to the Lac de Maclus. What a stunning place to visit! Of course the company and sunny weather…

Follow the grey gravel road

It’s kind of ridiculous how many photos I took during our hike through this part of the Jura. The area is so photogenic and it really inspired me. It was a relaxed atmosphere with a dear friend and the weather was nothing short of sublime. We met some other hikers along the way, but hardly…

Berries

Mostly, I take photos of landscapes. I love space, composition, contrast and a certain ‘balance’ or ‘feel’ in a photo. But I’ve also gotten interested in taking more ‘macro type’ photos. My camera lens take quite nice photos of items closer up, but is by no means a lens specifically for macro photography. I doesn’t have to…

Introduction to the Jura

Last August I visited a friend in France. We don’t get to see eachother often, usually only during a charity event we both attend. I decided it was time to change that! Since she’d already visited me once a few years before, I decided it was my turn to visit her. So there I went,…

No Man’s Land

Hirst is an alcoholic upper-class litterateur who lives in a grand house presumed to be in Hampstead, with Foster and Briggs, respectively his purported amanuensis and man servant (or apparent bodyguard), who may be lovers. Spooner, a “failed, down-at-heel poet” whom Hirst has “picked up in a Hampstead pub” and invited home for a drink,…