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Periods of Light, Periods of Darkness

Periods of Light, Periods of Darkness

As a child I grew up to appreciate natural light as a scarse commodity to be valued and cherished, since much of the time one had to be content with a dark playground and mere artificial light. When I opened my eyes in the morning to see daylight pouring in through the curtains a sense […]

Something old, something new

The past year has been one of travel, photography and new schemes. A wealth of photographic material awaits to be posted along with musings on the myriad phases of the Byzantine Empire and it’s traces in modern Istanbul. Finally I got to walk among the ruins of it’s past glory and at the same time […]

Guest Post: A Day With Ruskin Bond

The world is, according to a saying, only the size of each man’s head. Deodar trees, misty hills, night trains, haunted spirits, leaping langurs, mountain air, unhappy women and lonely children make the world of Ruskin Bond. And for 60 years, millions of readers have shared this world.

The Lichtwechsel Project

Recently the article Periods of Light, Periods of Darkness that I wrote last year and first posted on this blog was published as part of the Lichtwechsel (Change of Light) art project. As a result of an invitation for an exhibition in connection with the advent of Turku, Finland, becoming the cultural capital of Europe in […]