Inbound Flower

Through highs and lows, heat, wind and shaky watering, the terrace is growing lusher by the minute. A couple of days from now, Marie will be flying home from Cape Town, leaving much peace and beauty astern, tearing apart a heart or two as she cuts hers in half to seek mine. There isn’t much in Harlem to…

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Monochrome Beauty

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 Similar posts: Monochrome City Monochrome Games The beauty of what’s hidden The…

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A Terrace in Harlem

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 seriously. True, it’s a bit like making Gilligan the captain.…

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