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Lost in Amalfi V – Ferry

Did I ever tell you about the insane bus ride into Amalfi? This is a full-sized bus, driving as fast as the narrow cliffside road will allow (sometimes…

Lost in Amalfi IV – Beach

Amalfi has one beach. For all the visitors which flock to it’s salty shores (don’t drink the salt water, it’s disgusting), one beach! That’s what I call poor town…

These hot NSFW pictures of Pompeii will get you going (sexually speaking)!!

I know the title of this post is certainly enough of a warning that what follows are (how should I put this?) wieners and ta-tas. Now, I know there…

An Afternoon at the Quarry – SUPERSET

A heady silence hung thickly on the air, broken only by the falling of snow clods from laden branches.  And if I were not there, would they have…

An Afternoon with Kia

Honour comes to those with honour. – Anonymous And I felt so honoured to be able to capture (have I used that word before… “capture”?) this beautiful creature…

A Study in Understanding Rome – Part XI of XI

Before we leave Roma, here are a few more images with which we’ll say goodbye (or au revoir as they say in Europe). Not sure where this picture…

Fujifilm xt2 56mm 1.2 fuji

Hello Again, Emily (again) – Part Two

Emily on the Phone ~ an unpretentious dialogue ~ a fiction By Joel van Vliet Jane: Hello? Emily: Hi. Jane: I can’t talk right now, I’m making dinner….

A Study in Understanding Rome – Part X of XI

~Laughing in Church~ an unpretentious essay   Do you remember laughing in church? You with your friend, brother or sister. Someone made a joke or passed gas or…

Hello Again, Emily – Part One

My dear friend, Emily, agreed to be the subject of another dalliance ‘tween light and glass. “And, indeed, a mirror,” you cry. No, my sweet angel, no. My…

A Study in Understanding Rome – Part IX of XI

I need to take a moment at the top of this post to apologize for my last post. It seems some people think my posts have been slipping…

A Study in Understanding Rome – Part VIII of XI

~ The sound of a beautiful choir singing like angels ~ The holy war I fight within My camera sensor or my film Can raise me up above…

A Study in Understanding Rome – Part V of XI

What follows (not logically as in an argument, but on the page as in what comes up if you scroll down) is a picture which could have been…

A Study in Understanding Rome – Part IV of XI

The Trevi Fountain! The Trevi Fountain (Italian: Fontana di Trevi), as far as I can tell, is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy, designed by…

Samethings Sometimes Springtimethings

Sometimes, though you’ve been there before and captured (hmmm, “captured”) the samethings, when springtime rolls around, you need to go out and shoot the samespringtimethings. I’ve been here…

Heights of Young Love

On a quiet afternoon, I took to the stomping grounds of my youth with some new glass on my camera with which to capture (not in a jail…