in this brief half life

in this brief half life spring the morning feels delicious/all wounds explained here, all hurts let fall, all knives bandaged, all empires arrested. all castles unbuilt, all symbols embarrassed/ a fragile glass crown at the broken heart of europe-the holocaust memorial and side-by-side hiroshima strasse. never again please israel, never again please iran, never again […]

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postcards from Pripyat

При́пять (Pripyat) was founded in 1970 to house workers for the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It was officially proclaimed a city in 1979 but was abandoned in 1986 following the Chernobyl disaster. It was the ninth nuclear city (“атомоград” (atomograd) in Russian, literally “atom city”) in the Soviet Union at the time. Its population had […]

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latin quartier, meir, antwerp

an overnight visit to antwerp to see the super delightful di mackey who was a fabulous hostess (as all kiwis are) and took us wandering a few of the streets. more later, if i find any others i like – it didn’t feel like a good weekend for me photography-wise… i’m hoping they look better in […]

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book fairy tales

so, you know christine mason miller – right? ;) her book ordinary sparkling moments for me was like a permission slip; to feel okay about being myself, to know that i’m not the only one who feels a certain way, to *dare* to dream and live creatively. some parts of it feel very much like […]

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