International Cat Day

It’s not always easy, being the owner of a cat. Unlike a dog, a cat will always make you work for their affection – never giving any guarantee of how long they will show that affection for, or when, or why. It’s been 4 years since Elwood came to live with me and in that…

Morbidly Curious: The Paris Catacombs

I’ve got nothing against the bucket list concept. In fact, I’ve had about 85 versions of my own going for the last 15 years. It’s good to have goals. As I move through and cross items off though, I can honestly say that it’s not always a good experience… Certainly, it never turns out the…

Strangers on the River

I love old timey things. The older the better, especially if we’re talking about photographs. I’m particularly interested in Carte de Visite (CDV), Daguerreotype and tin-type era portraits. It’s the faces of strangers that draw me in (we’re all visual creatures after all) and I like to think about the lives these people might have…