Month: October 2011

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

Freedom I’ve taken lots of pictures this week thanks to a colourful autumnal country walk in Buckinghamshire, contrasted with 3 rainy low-lit evenings on the steps of St. Paul’s at the OLSX camp. I’m not quite sure why I’m choosing this photo of the feather to sum up my week, it’s almost too other-worldly to fit. But maybe that works given that OLSX is all about making another world possible. Also it’s about freedom and […]

pic of the week

deep:black / Weekly photo blog

empty¬† I took this picture in our street a few weeks ago; I’m not really sure what it actually is. Was. But I remembered it earlier this week when a friend told me that the eviction at Dale Farm was due to to begin. There’s something very surprising and sad about this cut-in-half room on a lorry that looks like a dolls house; “play with me”. But where are the dolls? Where’s the dolls’ furniture, […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

#O15 This picture is my contribution to today’s Wall Street Sit-in gone¬†global. I took it in Pisa last week Friday shortly after running into a group of marchers that had gathered on the North side of the River Arno. Pisa fascinated me as a city that despite all the masses of tourists pilgering to the leaning tower it still seems very undisturbed and instead of surrendering to the tourists it seems to be firmly in […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

Where’s paradise? Because I’ve been on holiday I wasn’t able to update my blog last week. To make up for that I’m now posting 2 pictures in one: the smiling death and the Nana fountain. Both are from the Tarot Garden in southern Tuscany, an incredibly special, magical and inspiring other-wordly place created by the late Niki de Saint Phalle. What struck me was her absolute passion and love for this garden which was shining […]