This flower was shot in my garden. It was a cloudy day today with gentle breeze and I was enjoying myself in the garden looking at the gorgeous flowers and the beauty of nature.
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Frequent travellers will probably recognise this tiny oasis of real green nature inside a popular major airport
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I guess I should mention that these Anderson Japanese Gardens were designed by Hoichi Kurisu, who evidently were familiar with what Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki brought to the West as "zen". The only way to try to avoid it when you are at this place is to close your eyes. But even then, the mind remembers what has been seen. It is a kind of shrine, I think. Well worth visiting if you are ever in the viscinity of Rockford, IL, USA.
Explored: 11/18/08 #400
During summertime, concerts are held in this park – it’s got a combination of no paying, all ages, clean (no drinking or drugs), and chill that just works. People mostly sit around on the grass in groups, with their friends, dogs and/or kids. Sometimes the bands are a little crazy and obscure, but they do have their share of great acts.
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I arrived home, after a long commute and in the box thinking.
Frustrated and in search for a wider world, I arrived home and commenced with a series of images that have been in my head through the day. There’s something beautiful in the idea of sinking, in the concept of drowning in warmth. One of my greatest values is that of life forms around me. There’s nothing more calming than producing plants and food. A part of me panged today knowing that it would be months before I get to see a huge inspiration of mine, not that she realises, what with her programme driven systems and methodical processes. I felt that with a world so busy with complexities, with task lists and quick fixes, it was all too much. Through these images I feel a small release, of something so vital to my life – plants and life.
Have a look through this set, and let me know what you think the plants are encompassed in… Top marks to the winner…
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