Today’s #Picture to Inspire Your Imagination: 24/July/21

Packhorse Bridge Enjoy!*******************************************************************************These images are intended as a source of entertainment, joy, and inspiration to the imagination.You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

Time and the Conways, by J.B. Priestley: #BookReview.

Stage Play script. This exploration of family unity, loyalty and dishonesty is structured through three acts to use time as a clever ingredient of viewing, and attempting to predict, the future. It depicts a typical upper middle-class family of the era, showing the inherent snobbery, their patchy understanding of the world they occupy, and how …

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Today’s #Picture to Inspire Your Imagination: 23/July/21

Oil on Water #1 Enjoy!*******************************************************************************These images are intended as a source of entertainment, joy, and inspiration to the imagination.You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

Today’s #Picture to Inspire Your Imagination: 22/July/21

Narrow Streets in Florence Enjoy!*******************************************************************************These images are intended as a source of entertainment, joy, and inspiration to the imagination.You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

Today’s #Picture to Inspire Your Imagination: 21/July/21

Forest Waters #2 Enjoy!*******************************************************************************These images are intended as a source of entertainment, joy, and inspiration to the imagination.You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

Today’s #Picture to Inspire Your Imagination: 20/July/21

Michaelangelo Monument in Florence Enjoy!*******************************************************************************These images are intended as a source of entertainment, joy, and inspiration to the imagination.You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

Translation: Illuminating Cultural Difference.

Just short of a month ago, I wrote a post about Helen, a Chinese woman, translating some of my stories into her language. My hope was that would place my work before a wider readership. But there has been an unexpected and positive additional outcome.I’m no linguist. But I’ve travelled, both within the land of …

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Today’s #Picture to Inspire Your Imagination: 19/July/21

Lake Maggiore and Mountains Enjoy!*******************************************************************************These images are intended as a source of entertainment, joy, and inspiration to the imagination.You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

Today’s #Picture to Spur Your Imagination: 18/July/21

Knock on the Door Enjoy!*******************************************************************************These images are intended as a source of entertainment, joy, and inspiration to the imagination.You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

The Nature of Photographs, by Stephen Shore: #BookReview.

136 pagesPhotography Criticism & Essays This is a primer intended for students studying photography at university, but it has something useful to say to anyone interested in what photography truly is and how it can affect our view of the world. It sports numerous photographs to illustrate the textual points made, and explains how photography, …

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Today’s #Picture to Spur Your Imagination: 17/July/21

Ice Construct Enjoy!*******************************************************************************These images are intended as a source of entertainment, joy, and inspiration to the imagination.You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

The Playboy of the Western World, by J. M. Synge: #BookReview.

First published in 1907, the text of the stage play I read is introduced by a preface from the author. Here, he talks about the language he has used, how and where he encountered it, and why he has employed such colloquial idioms in the work. I can best serve the author’s intent by quoting …

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Today’s #Picture to Spur Your Imagination: 16/July/21

Harbour at Sissi Enjoy!*******************************************************************************You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

Today’s #Picture to Spur Your Creativity: 15/July/21

Gift Shop in Florence Enjoy!*******************************************************************************You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.

Today’s #Picture to Spur Your Creativity: 14/July/21

Forest Path #1 Enjoy!*******************************************************************************You can view more of my pictures in my Gallery.