Fête du Trône, 1925
Caps & Steinbeck, ‘A Russian Journal’.
I never saw anybody take so long to dress, and with such little result. — Oscar Wilde -The Importance of Being Earnest
Robert by Walker.
Don’t wait for inspiration to strike, make a commitment to become more actively curious. Deliberately set aside time within which to create something meaningful to and for yourself.
8.25 Cambus Flats 18.11.12
7.15am 2m E of Fishcross 17.11.12
D. H. Lawrence
I thought about the apocryphal tale of the young Robert Frank kicking in the swinging doors of a cowboy bar in Nevada, hollering in “you mother fuckers”, before taking the picture and the running like hell. — Joel Sternfeld talking of the time he spent with Frank at the Steidl print house in 2008 overseeing the final reprint of Americans.
Davey Boy taking my photograph on Evan’s beautiful camera.
Caspar David Friederich, Monk by the Sea (1809), Oil on canvas
Evan & Dave
We see nothing till we truly understand it. — John Constable
Hasegawa Tōhaku, pine Trees, pair of folding screens.