Early Morning Street Cleaners

gulls flock the town square last night’s fast food vanishes a round of applause © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on www.mirror.co.uk/ My response to Carpe Diem Special (3rd guest) Herman van Rompuy’s 4th a clap of wings In the final CD Special of Herman van Rompuy, former president of Belgium and the first President of […]

Of Shells and Lovers

blushing pink seashell glistening  with salty foam in a lover’s hands © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #4 abalone shells and lovers a time of beaches abalone shells and lovers without memories © Jane Reichhold In this episode of Universal Jane, Chèvrefeuille has turned to sensuality, […]

First Glimpse

We were new to the North Norfolk coast and couldn’t agree what we loved the most: the flatness of the landscape, the drama of the clouds, the wind so loud, the skies so wide and flaming with gorgeous sunsets and expansive star-filled nights. In the charcoal-shadowed garden, listening to the sea beyond the dunes, I […]

Tones of Silver and Grey

Nothing is white and black: even Kodachrome has nuances of silver and grey in the contours of a face, individual hairs and the shadows behind a woman’s eyes. The camera cannot lie, exposing a map of years in lines and creases around eyes and mouth, on ears, the furrowed brow and sagging neck. Her skin […]