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Interview with an Empire

Interview with an Empire

Again? might one ask. Indeed. I’ve just watched – yet again – one of Steven Spielberg’s masterpieces. Featuring a brilliant soundtrack by John Williams and a stunning performance by 13 year old Christian Bale in his first big screen role, Empire of the Sun is…

Coriolistic Anachronisms | A photography blog oscillating between New York, Vancouver and Cape Town, gathering HDR photos and jotting notes along the way

Coriolistic Anachronisms


South African Flashes

Heteroclite collection of past trip shots and eternal memories

With Marie spending some well deserved time down in Cape Town’s peculiar winter, I am once again faced with a now familiar divergence of time and space. The short stories she tells me, the photos she posts, it all feels so vivid I could almost touch…

Monochrome Beauty

A different look at the terrace flowers

I will soon return to color but flowers have so much more than tones going for them; shapes, shades, textures – at times desaturation helps me find the essential, momentarily invisible to the Canon but never to the heart, Saint-Exupéry dixit… Paper thin The rain has stopped Supernova

Missing the Skies

Long taken for granted, an upward urban view is a luxury very few now enjoy

It is no secret that the sky is where I long to be, airborne, aloft, high. But this is not another rant about how much I miss flying. It is much more simple, yet infinitely deeper. After living in Harlem for almost a year, I’ve…

A Terrace in Harlem

Lush summer growth, heat bloom and a bumble bee's touch-and-go

While Marie is adrift through the antipodes, weathering a stiff Cape Town winter with sweaters and the glow of twin fireplaces, I have inherited the care of our Harlem terrace and been granted the rank of Master Waterhose Handler. I take my new responsibilities very…

New York Abstract Fever

A long, lonely weekend, too much time to think and reflect in a rather ruthless mirror

I was going to go from here to there and I was going do this or that. And then something happened and these came out. That’s when I realized my lack of flexibility was just stiffness. So I stretched my canvas and mirrored the visions. Yup, I’ll do better…