Chinle — Or as the Navajo put it: “walk in beauty.” With beauty before me I walk, With beauty behind me I walk, Beauty below and above. I finish in beauty. In 1855 one Jonathan Letherman reported to the Smithsonian, “Navajo singing is but a succession of grunts and is anything but agreeable”. Navajo spirituality views the universe as a dangerous place with good and evil elements which must be kept in ...
Bologna — Today I had my first Mokuhanga lesson. It’s Mokuhanga that produced the Ukiyo-e masterpieces of Hiroshige. It’s made of wood, ink and hands: my hands drawing and cutting. It wasn’t easy, and I made ma...
Flagstaff — I only like my body in the morning. When I wake up and prepare for the morning’s training, I’ve started doing a double take at my body— that trusty machine of flesh, blood, bones, and various necess...
Tampa — One of the best parts of returning to my childhood home more than 20 years after leaving it as a young teenager is the chance to explore it now with eyes and a heart that love beauty in ways I was onl...
A remarkable journey to the land of castles and mountains, literally HEAVEN ON EARTH
"And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labour or spin." (Matthew 6:28)
Beauty Within The Cold
"I don't want people to say I'm beautiful."
Love is on, citizen
Dragons and Damsels (in distress?)
Sunrise over the Thames
Do you prefer perfection or affection?
Flutter by, butterfly
Is this my best side?
We went to see what we could see. And were crushed by beauty.
"It's not perfect but yet it's still beautiful".
Walking in the city, with cherry blossoms.
Mirror, mirror, on the wall...
Act justly, Love kindness, Walk humbly