Wishing Well
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Wishing Well

To my experience, most people adopt a romantic disposition when travelling into a foreign country,  including me. Even if seeing the same scene in a movie we would call it tacky, the cultural differences in local customs infuse the unknown meet-cutes with power, so we gladly perceive synchronicity as kismet and suspend our disbelief. In other … Continue reading

Shades and Shadows
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Shades and Shadows

This winter was simply bleak. I was looking forward to taking breathtaking images of the snowed-in and muffled city, with long dark shadows over the monochrome landscape, much like slender fingers reaching towards the horizon. Well, that didn’t happen. Snow only made a very brief appearance last month, like a streak of flowy hair that brushes against your cheek … Continue reading

Solitary Profession
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Solitary Profession

The Queen’s Guard is the regiment guarding the Buckingham Palace and St James’ Palace but they are also responsible for providing the guard at the Tower of London. As the Tower is still an official royal residence and also the location of the crown jewels, it remains the army’s obligation to guard it. Their responsibilities entail the protection … Continue reading

Graceful Art
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Graceful Art

Art has a long and painful history. Many ancient artifacts have been illegally removed or poached throughout the ages and many sacred architectural structures have been disrespected or destroyed so they finally fell into ruin over the centuries. The Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens is no exception. The temple was originally dedicated to the goddess Athena … Continue reading