Image: Su Leslie 2021
The eye is always caught by light, but shadows have more to say. — Gregory Maguire
“The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.” — Frank Lloyd Wright
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With the start of daylight saving, it is beginning to feel like summer is just around the corner. Time to do some spring cleaning and de-cluttering. We have so much stuff, and it would be nice to find ways to better appreciate (or get rid of) it.
Of course it’s also the time of year for evening walks, visits to the night markets and street food for dinner.
During the Seven Days of Black & White Challenge there were a few comments about how various shots would look in colour. Well, here they are.
“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.”
If you haven’t already taken part, please consider it — especially if black & white is not your usual “thing” photographically.
I’m in need of distraction at the moment. The last few weeks have left me feeling adrift in a slightly leaky boat, buffeted by the waves of others’ moods and problems. So anything that provokes a smile is very welcome in my life. I just didn’t expect it to come in the form of tiny plastic Smurfs!
One of the petrol chains is obviously doing some Smurf-related promo, and is handing out these little toys at the checkout — one for every forty dollars spent on gas.
I know it looks like I must drive an awful lot, but yesterday my (very) modest Smurf collection got a huge boost when the attendant made a mistake with my transaction and handed over some bonus toys by way of apology. Yes, I had already admitted that I was collecting them!
The little people are currently engaged in a road-trip photo shoot round an out-of-date calendar. And not entirely enjoying themselves by the look of it.
I’m not sure why, but in my mind this picture needs this music.
Enjoy … at the very least a wry smile!