Blog: How to Break a Self-Imposed Routine

In recent weeks, I've found myself in a serious rut. I haven't been writing to write, or creating to create. I've been too preoccupied with my camera, neglecting everything else. The paradox is that I haven't even uploaded the majority of my photos, and I've come to a realisation - I've been bogged down by [...]

Photo Friday, Week 6: A Taste of France

(Disclaimer: I know it's Saturday - as detailed on the Deadly Words Facebook page, I had serious connectivity issues last night!) This week's photos are going to be hard to whittle down. I would probably use up the vast majority of my WordPress data allowance if I uploaded the sheer number of things I've shot [...]

Photo Friday, Week 5: Arrival

As I write this, I'm sitting at my desk in my 6th floor studio in La Rochelle. The sun is slowly falling over the city, golden light softening the silhouettes of the buildings ahead. Birds fly parallel to my window.  This week's Photo Friday doesn't contain any of the typical landmarks one can find here [...]

Blog: On Departure

"And I sat there still but in my mind I screamed "Goodbye, farewell!" to my hometown.."   I imagine listening to this song on a train, gazing lazily out the window as the golden horizon shifts and warps before my eyes. Husky's "I'm Not Coming Back" is an ode to escape, to the wonder of [...]

Photo Friday, Week 3: The Journey Ahead

Photo Friday: The home on Deadly Words for the photos I've taken throughout the week. This week, I talk plans and possibilities, and visit my college at night.

Photo Friday, Week 2: Discovery

A week before I traveled to Málaga in 2015, my father produced an old Sony Cybershot DSC-F828 from the depths of our garage. I drove my friends demented with it, shooting incessantly, fascinated by all I came across. After all, this was the first time I had visited a country where English wasn't the first [...]