An experimental picture as a sneak preview of my recent trip to Hong Kong for Harper’s Bazaar. This was taken on the Star Ferry, which goes back and forth between Hong Kong and mainland China.
So, I was a bit surprised when everyone went mad for my instagram snaps of flamingoes. And then a Californian singer starlet wanted prints for her house, which instagrams don’t really stretch to. Luckily the light held for three days, so I was able to go back and create this. And if you listen to […]
Gong Li and I met at the Hilton in Paris. I arrived to find the actress and her translator waiting for me, together with hundreds of baby chicks cheeping in the bar – it was Easter and the Hilton had laid this on to celebrate. It was all part of the surreal experience. Gong Li […]
Did you know that the word Bride derives from the Medieval practice of knights calling their sweethearts after St Brigid? And another surprising fact, St Brigid is the patron saint of Creativity http://www.saintbrigid-canton.com/SBAboutStBrigid.html. I’ve written before about the fascinating pagan and Christian origins of the word bride, but it does strike me as interesting that […]
The forest is a strange place. Magical, enchanted, and alive with the unexpected. I found a mermaid bride…Come down to the woods with me today… “On seashore far a green oak towers… What marvels there! A mermaid sitting High in a tree, a sprite, a trail Where unknown beasts move never seen by Man’s eyes,… […]
And up on the English Wedding blog today, part two of the photoshoot at Owlpen.http://english-wedding.com/2013/09/woodland-wedding-with-calligraphy/
A martini at Dukes is one of the must do experiences of London. I’m not usually a martini drinker, but these taste so delicious that they are unmissable. I know this, because I went on my first date with my now boyfriend here three years ago! We have been back since, and it is always […]
I was very intrigued to read last night that Bride was the ancient Celtic goddess of the land, said to travel across the landscape on February 1st, visiting people’s homes and bringing them blessings. ‘Gifts were left out for her beside the family hearth and the family would pray for her to visit them and […]