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On Being Boring

I moved from London to Brussels with my husband nearly 10 years ago. When I told people we were moving, the news was greeted with bemusement: why did we want to move to a city that was possibly the most boring place on earth? Ten years later and I can honestly say that I've had more fun here than I ever did living in London. It might not be the most exciting city in the world but it is a fantastic place to live. It is full of hidden treasures that you probably never get to see as a tourist: wonderful shops, amazing food, great museums and galleries, beautiful architecture, a forest (yes, a whole forest), and so much more... And if that doesn't convince you, well, get on a train and you could be in Paris, Amsterdam, Cologne or, yes, London in no more than a couple of hours... Which other city can you say that about?

This is why I love photography

I know I’m boring everyone to death with my incessant posting right now, but I just have to post one more thing. This:

This is why I love my camera. Why I love photography. These aren’t technically or artistically “good” pictures but they are two of my favorite pictures ever. My pops reading a story my grandma wrote to my little girl (and Amélie climbing on the arm of the armchair without being told off. Now that’s real love for you! I wouldn’t have been allowed to do that!).

16 May 2013 - 2:56 AM Ingrid - Yes. this is absolutely why i love it too. Dearly I might add. This is also why I reading your blog. I do love reading ..each and every word.

16 May 2013 - 4:22 AM Carol - Thanks for bringing joy to my day. There is nothing sweeter than the bond between the grandparent and the grandchild! There's magic in the words on that glorious white screen.....called PAPER!

16 May 2013 - 7:22 PM Teresa - They tell a story and capture an honest moment. That's what matters the most. <3

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