first attempts at pastry:
later that night, first snowball:
December 14th, 2009 Comments 0
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Ah, sky through a train window, fast becoming my favourite thing to photograph:
My mother doesn’t like these kinds of pictures because they look so fake and unreal, but this really did happen! I saw it with mine digital eyes! This is also more evidence for my theory that it was the sky that made early peoples invent god stories – “there it is, the abstract hand of God, making light patterns on the Giant Canvas Above”.
Here are the trees I saw:
All blurry and spidery and golden.
December 8th, 2009 Comments 2
The train from Cardiff to Tenby is fantastic. You are travelling beside the water for miles. Living in Wales, I have an appreciation for the beauty of greyness:
I particularly like it when a grey sea and sky come together at the horizon and you can’t see where one ends and the other begins. While in Tenby I made an effort to find a great café to sit in, and happily stumbled upon a small Greek establishment overlooking the sea. It was a bit higgledy-piggledy, had it been in London it would have been hipper, but I liked it half-baked. My glass of lemon water was wonderful (lots of floating bits), but the best thing was this swan biscuit which came with my tea: I thought it was so pretty, and amazingly it tasted as good, if not better, than it looked. It was almondy, buttery and crisp, and on the back were flaked almonds. I want to track them down one day. The amazing thing about Tenby was the atmosphere, it felt liked arriving in a different country, gentle and sea-wildish, different to the sea where I live. Stranger still, most of the shops were closed in the middle of the day, it being winter in a tourist town, so that lent it an air of… hmmm, not sure what without turning it into a cliche. But it is a lovely place. With great biscuits.