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Dear Photo Diary | Commence to see things

Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things. Edward Steichen Dear Photo Diary, the sky fascinates me right now. I don’t know how many photos I’ve taken of clouds this summer. And my orchids are still going strong. I have no idea how long a flower can last, but […]

Eye Candy | Succulent in a cup

Think with your senses as well as your brain. Andrew Motion This little cutie keeps me company as I write. The newest addition to my indoor plant menagerie is a succulent, sitting right by my laptop. I moved it from the plastic pot I bought it in to one of my thrifted rose cups… Related […]

In my window: Lupins

One of the simplest joys of summer is to pick wild flowers – and bring them home… …to keep the other tamed plants company. Related PostsSummer is for photographing flowers Orchids in Stockholm The summer light makes it beautiful

A is for April Snow

APRIL is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow, feeding A little life with dried tubers. T.S. Eliot I adore this poem by TS Eliot. Adore it. It’s been snowing for days. I’ve […]

O’Hoya hi!

There are small, new stuff coming in all the time. This summer I got a beautiful rose tray for cookies at a big dark barn with lots of flea finds in it. I’m using it for fruit, since we eat that more often than cookies! Related PostsStorloppis in town March stuff marching in Vintage Shooting […]