Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral

I can’t wait to properly post about Iceland.  For now here is a taste with this week’s Photo Challenge.  This was taken last week Saturday on a road trip from Reykavik to Vik in the South of Iceland. The weather and the light changed so rapidly.  We were on our way back to Reykavik and…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Night time

I love exploring cities at night.  There is a completely different energy and vibe and depending on the city it may be a necessary relief from hoards of people about in the day. This photo was taken during my first trip to Berlin in 2010.  It was a chilly night, we had been exploring all…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

Ziguinchor, Casamance Senegal 2008 I’ve been reflecting a lot on my time in Senegal lately.  When I was there I had a fundamental shift in the way I approach life.  I had such a rich experience but never fully understood everything that was going on.  Inevitably I couldn’t fully participate as the predominate language is…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand

Tributes continue to flood social media and I’ve read some really lovely and beautiful stories about Mandela.  I think it is interesting that this week’s photo challenge word is grand because that word is so fitting for him. He was grand in this world, his ideas, his strength and his character and many mourn his…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

Kyoto Japan 2007: After walking through the historic Gion District my friend Shawn and I continued to wonder and stumbled upon Yasaka [a Shinto] Shrine.  Drawn by the light of the lanterns we were pleasantly surprised by our find. Find the original challenge here

Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

This challenge was made for me as green is my favourite colour!  My zodiac element is earth, a possible connection?  I think I love green so much because growing up in Canada and adjusting to actual seasonal changes, green signifies that things have thawed after a long winter and is one of the biggest signs…