All posts tagged: Rain

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

life boats i heard in the news on friday night that cornwall received two weeks of rain in just one day. i saw images of porthleven being crushed under gigantic untameable looking waves. i heard the rain thundering down on our skylight like a mountain waterfall after the snowmelt. a reminder that nature is queen and our lives tiny. we owe her. and we’ve developed complicated ways to help us forgetting that. this old poster […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

rain that’s what we’ve had lots of this week. and if it wasn’t raining it was threatening to. it was drizzling. it was damp. there were puddles everywhere. gigantic puddles. and some not so friendly drivers that set off avalanches of filthy puddle water over innocent passers-by. to my own surprise i found myself mostly enjoying it. extending my hibernation and avoiding to go out as much as possible. if going out then moving around […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

cycling home   I cycle home to East London after a heavy autumn shower. The wet tarmac sparkles in the evening sun; pictures of blue sky in puddles. Anatomically sharp.   dead cigarette butts float in the oily puddle rainbows emerge Down an alley of plane trees that arch above me like a gothic cathedral, the canopy dense and dark, stretching right into the sky, poking holes through which the evening light falls like through […]