Category: Travel

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

August 9th, 2012 — 8:40am

~ John Muir

Muir Woods, California

Comment » | issues, photographers, San Francisco, Travel, USA

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

August 9th, 2012 — 8:37am

~ Gilbert Chesterton

The Brooklyn Bridge

The Met

Comment » | issues, New York, Travel, USA

Landscape is to American painting what sex and psychoanalysis are to the American novel.

August 9th, 2012 — 7:56am

~ Robert Hughes

Sunset over the Valley from Mullholand Drive, LA

Comment » | Travel, USA

An alcoholic is someone you don’t like who drinks as much as you do.

August 9th, 2012 — 7:54am

~ Dylan Thomas

Comment » | San Francisco, Travel, USA

“America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between”

August 7th, 2012 — 9:24am

~ Oscar Wilde

I’ve added a gallery of the street photography from a recent trip to the US.  It’s a part of the world where I’ve spent a lot of time, but since I was last there in 2008 it has undergone a lot of change.

the gallery is here: Welcome Stranger

And here are a couple pics that didn’t make the cut.

Comment » | issues, Travel

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.

July 3rd, 2012 — 6:25am

~ Ansel Adams

I recently bought a Fuji X100 as a replacement for my Voigtlander Rangefinder.  It takes pictures.

Comment » | Australia, photographers, Photography, Sydney, Travel, Wattlebrook

You’re better off being a brick layer if you’re going to play guitar than a sheet metal worker.

June 18th, 2012 — 1:46am

~ Roger Daltrey, The Who

The Homebush Brick Pit

Comment » | Australia, Sydney, the traps, Travel

They took provisions and bottles of bourbon to last them all through the weekend, One hundred miles they drove just to fish in a stream, And there’s so much water so close to home

April 8th, 2012 — 11:24pm

~ Paul Kelly, from Everything’s Turning to White

Comment » | Australia, Australianess, Palling 'Round, the boat, Travel

There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.

March 18th, 2012 — 10:01pm

~ Jean-Paul Sartre

Mandura Sunset

Comment » | Australia, Travel

To be a surrealist means barring from your mind all remembrance of what you have seen, and being always on the lookout for what has never been.

February 17th, 2012 — 7:55am

~ Rene Magritte

Comment » | Australia, here and there, Travel

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