Every day, when I fetch my son from school, I look up. There in the wires in the sky are a pair of shoes. One is brown, one is turquoise. I wonder how they got there, and why they are there. I photograph them and put them on Instagram.
And wish that I was still doing One Beautiful Thing – a project where I tried to photograph one beautiful thing every day for a year. I got to about October before I lost momentum. Perhaps I should start again – I really liked the discipline of looking for something beautiful (even if sometimes it was a mission to find something, and some days I forgot). For now, though, here are those shoes:
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I set myself a little project – to take an early morning and late evening photograph while we were on a week’s holiday at a resort on the West Coast. Here they are except for our last night there, the … Continue reading
I’m still photographing my One Beautiful Thing. And I still love doing it.
But a Social Media course I am doing with the Red and Yellow School caused me to think about this blog and what I want to do with it – and I realised that the daily discipline of OBT was giving me a convenient excuse not to do anything else here.
So I moved OBT to Tumblr, where it continues. And now there’s a small but present pressure to do something about Tidiness Project, of which I am fond.
A brief ray of sunshine on the wet branches of the venerable pavement tree.
My Hello Kitty umbrella, purchased from the Woolworths children’s department. It appears eccentric, but because it is small it doesn’t get blown inside out in a gale. And it keeps me head dry when the storm blows in, as it has just done. And it cheers me up every time I open it. All in all, I love this umbrella.