Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness” Eleanor Roosevelt This weeks challenge asked bloggers to share their interpretation of ‘Let there be Light’ using photos featuring light sources. I have decided to use photos of lights taken from around Istanbul. From traditional lanterns on display in the Bazaars and on every

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In Pictures | Art Dhabi Art 2013

“Creativity takes courage” Henri Matisse

Here’s a selection of photos taken at this years Art Dhabi Art, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art and design held at the Manarat Al Saadiyat gallery located on Saadiyat Island.

Discombobulated

“I like that feeling of discombobulation that comes in creating an absurd world that doesn’t make sense. ‘Monty Python’ does a good job of it; ‘Bugs Bunny,’ too.” Reggie Watts

Firstly discombobulate, what a fantastic word, think it’s my new favourite! The definition of discombobulated is confused, disconcerted, upset and frustrated which sums up my week last week!

Weekly Photo Challenge:Unexpected

“No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.” Julius Caesar  Another weekly photo challenge, another dilemma for this weeks interruption that needs to show ‘Unexpected’. ‘The world is an interesting place: we stumble upon unexpected things each day, like signs that are unintentionally amusing, bizarre sculptures, or even strange evidence

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New Age Reader

“Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.” Stephen Fry