•June 12, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Monica Belluci

•February 25, 2013 • 2 Comments

Monica Belluci

•February 25, 2013 • Leave a Comment


_WSJ6429“it is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions” – voltaire_WSJ6418“fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave” – napoleon bonaparte_WSJ6419“hypocrisy is a fashionable vice, and all fashionable vices pass for virtue”  – moliere_WSJ6420“fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse”– francis bacon_WSJ6421“as to matters of dress, i would recommend one never to be first in the fashion nor the last out of it” – john wesley_WSJ6429“i dress for the image. not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men” –marlene dietrich

friday 22nd february 2013 – berkeley marina – berkeley california

in memory of george bryan “beau” brummel, 7th july 1778 – 30th march 1840


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Weekend Thoughts:

•February 16, 2013 • Leave a Comment


Not much to say about this one: Seems quite self-evident. Or at least can serve as a good meditation piece.

Have a good weekend All. i hope you Valentine’s Day was good, too.




•February 8, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Another wonderful post, I thought I would share with you, until I come up with some new content/: redirection:


_WSJ4427“all human wisdom is summed up in two words – wait and hope”- alexandre dumas pere_WSJ4431‘the two most powerful warriors are patience and time” – leo tolstoy_WSJ4419“patience can’t be acquired overnight. it is just like building up a muscle. every day you need to work on it”  –  eknath easwaran_WSJ4428“have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself” – st francis de sale

tuesday 5th february 2013 – along san pablo bay – hercules california

in respectful memory of ms lena horne, 30th june 1917 – 9th may 2010


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•February 8, 2013 • Leave a Comment

What a wonderful post! – I thought I’d share ~ as the photography is simply lovely… I love birds.. after all!.. the colors, the light, everything, and situated in nature amongst a mound of fresh green, this is truly a lovely shot capturing the essence and simplicity of some of nature’s most spectacular creatures. The background which has been blurred out – leaves a refreshing contrast to the subject which remains vivid & intense.
I particularly love the combination in nature of the colors lavender and green. It is very relaxing, think of clouds utop a mountain viewed from afar!
What next? – Well I was thinking of closing this blog down – as I haven’t written for such a long while. But did I want to keep it open – mainly just to celebrate nature and the Arts, more poetry and photography specifically? Any ideas?. I would be happy for some.
Initiatially I started this blog to just discover the world of blogging in general, but I feel if I am to spend time on here it needs more direction!.
My other love is fashion, and that site is up and running before long.
I took time out last year to find a house and start renovations. We are almost done – The basics, of course! Nothing flashy, just some cleaning up here and there… painting & general decorating.
I apologize to my followers for opting out of writing without a lead as to my redirection.
I simply don’t have an answer for this. I’m not sure if I could merge the two, really as with two seperate names they are very differently themes.
Alas, it’s Friday.
I’ll try to give thought to what I can do with my blog….. very the weekend.

Wishing everyone a very happy relaxing weekend, preferably joined by friends, or family of course.

x Bird of light



_WSJ3014“tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution” –kahlil gibran_WSJ3589

_WSJ3014-c“kindness in words creates confidence, kindness in thinking creates profoundness, kindness in giving creates love”  – lao tzu_WSJ4352

_WSJ4196“constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate – albert schweitzer_WSJ4357

_WSJ4194“the best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love” – william wordsworth

thursday morning 7th february 2013 – along the benicia waterfront – benicia california

in memory of Karol Józef Wojtyła – aka- pope john paul ll, 18th may 1920 – 2nd april 2005


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You Deserve Tomorrow

•September 4, 2012 • Leave a Comment


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