July 2008

31 Jul

Collaboration Across the Miles – Directions

Directions This is the second in the collaborative series I started back in June with my friend Kai. She moved to China a few months ago and as a way to keep in touch I suggested we do a photographic collaboration. We take turns selecting the themes and also putting together the diptychs. Kai is […]

24 Jul

Little bike

Last night I was wandering around downtown with a friend when we came across a woman selling blueberries beside the Vancouver Art Gallery. Her prices were good but I didn’t have money to buy any right at that moment, so I came back later after a stop at a cash machine. They were really good […]

22 Jul

The power of words

Last night I finished reading Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. It’s a wonderful book about travel and self exploration, and it has inspired me to get moving on some of the neglected dreams I’ve been sitting on for far too long. A paragraph in the second last chapter really struck a chord with me, […]

20 Jul

Looking in the Green

From Free Will Astrology: LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free,” said the sculptor Michelangelo about a statue he made. Let that approach be your guide in the coming weeks, Leo. Proceed according to the hypothesis that the beautiful thing you want to create […]

16 Jul

Koi

Taken in the pond at Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden.

© Rachael Ashe