pilzeln this week had a lot of things unexpectedly popping up here & there and growing out of proportion. work seem to be prone to do that to me at the moment and when i saw this crazy piece of street art i thought of the funny english word ‘mushrooming’. problems, stress, deadlines keep mushrooming all over my desk and diary these days. i think this picture looks like the word sounds […]
summer solstice it’s been another very busy week and as ever so often i struggled with the growing list of unfinished tasks & lose ends and with far too many things out of my control. i had moments of bliss in the midst of it though – like the live screening from the british museum’s current exhibition of ‘life and death in pompeii and herculanum‘. a great reminder that ultimately many things are out […]
ephemeral this week can be summarised by lovely sunshine and too much computer. to celebrate the former (for it might be a fleeting moment only) and to end the latter (for there’ll undoubtedly be more of it next week) here’s just my photo and not much more.
black & white today i walked with my house mate manny across the isle of dogs: from the recycling centre to mudchute farm via canary wharf and mill wall docks. i’m always amazed at the great contrasts here: from the piles of rusty, dirty, dead and loved-no-more items at the recyling centre to waterways bursting with life (we spotted a graceful crested grebe followed by an entire colony of entirely joyful gold finches); from forlorn-looking […]