“There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.”
― Sidonie Gabrielle Colette in 'La Vagabonde', 1910.
Image of one bedder apartment number 716 shot by Scottie Cameron.
Before I get dressed I’m naked. I spend some time thinking about how I feel, who I’m seeing and what it’s like outside. Then I get dressed.
When I finally have to wash my clothes I use the care label, but not always.
Nectar Efkarpidis to Bob Earl. Image of Hotel Hotel Original room shot by Ross Honeysett.
The fact that the world has become fuller than ever of complexity of every kind may suggest at first that it is harder to find a way out of our dilemmas, but in reality the more complexities, the more crevices there are through which we can crawl.
― Theodore Zeldin
I am searching for the gaps people have not spotted, for the clues they have missed….
Excerpt from Theodore Zeldin’s ‘An Intimate History of Humanity’, page 13.
Image of light and shadows at James Turrell’s ‘Within Without’ installation at the National Gallery of Australia shot by Lee Grant.
Fear is a strange soil. It grows obedience like corn, which grow in straight lines to make weeding easier. But sometimes it grows the potatoes of defiance, which flourish underground.
― Terry Pratchett
Excerpt from Terry Pratchett’s ‘Small Gods’.
Image of Boxgum Grazing farm in Young, NSW, shot by Lee Grant.