“You seemed so far away," Miss Honey whispered, awestruck. Oh, I was. I was flying past the stars on silver wings," Matilda said. "It was wonderful.”― Roald Dahl, Matilda “I let my head fall back, and I gazed into the eternal blue sky. Some of the sky was yellow, some the softest blue. One small… Continue reading Nine December Twenty Fifteen
"Like a graceful vase, a cat, even when motionless, seems to flow." - George F Will “Actually, I do happen to resemble a hallucination. Kindly note my silhouette in the moonlight." The cat climbed into the shaft of moonlight and wanted to keep talking but was asked to be… Continue reading FINE FEMININE FELINE FORM
But it is a pipe." "No, it's not," I said. It's a drawing of a pipe. Get it? All representations of a thing are inherently abstract. It's very clever.” ― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars Want to know how to create your own abstract pieces? As long as you have a SLR with a… Continue reading ABSTRACTION
The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. - Carl Sandburg Cats feet and toes are my nemesis, in fact, I am fascinated by all animals feet but a cats toe-tees all pink and soft are just darling. The knowledge that cunningly… Continue reading THE VELVET PAW
“The word itself has another color. It’s not a word with any resonance, although the "e" was once pronounced. There is only the bump now between "b" and "l", the relief at the end, the "whew". It hasn’t the sly turn which crimson takes halfway through, yellow's deceptive jelly, or the rolled-down sound in brown.… Continue reading SHADES OF BLUE
"So now is come our joyful feast, Let every man be jolly; Each room with ivy leaves is dressed, And every post with holly. Though some churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of wine, And let us all be merry. Now all our neighbors' chimneys smoke,… Continue reading FROM OUR HEARTS TO YOURS…
"But it did not all happen in a day, this giving over of himself, body and soul, to the man-animals. He could not immediately forego his wild heritage and his memories of the Wild. There were days when he crept to the edge of the forest and stood and listened to something calling him far… Continue reading PUPPY PHOTOGRAPHY – THINKING OF OWNING A HUSKY?
This image is of Patchouli, my own bundle of grumpiness joy staring through the sitting room window at birds on the deck and in order to get this image I had to sneak up on her by photographing her from outside the house. Cats are contrary creatures and if you have ever tried to photograph a… Continue reading PET PHOTOGRAPHY – HOW TO TRAIN YOUR CAT
Oh my ears and whiskers! It's been so long since I typed a post I'd almost forgotten how to use WordPress! Ah holidays are great though aren't they? You have permission to relax and do things you don't normally do. We had our beautiful family visiting us from Johannesburg over the festive season and a… Continue reading Pet Photography Poses – Don’t you just love a good furry tail?