Tag: black and white

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved; or, My Precious

In response to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved. The other thing I love, besides my cat. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to have a Mac to love your […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: (The Sound of) Silence

In response to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Silence. The prompt of this week’s challenge is inspiring me to multiple responses. Which is probably counter-intuitive because the prompt ask literally for […]

Developing Your Eye I: Monochrome Architecture

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. The final task in this photo non-challenge is to paint architecture black and white. That’s a bit too obvious. So let’s twist […]

Developing Your Eye I: My Most Treasured Treasure

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. Today’s photo prompt is open to abuse: it asks for a portrait of treasure. Well, if I had a treasure, the last […]

Developing Your Eye II: Light Mystery

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye II. Today’s subject of the photo challenge is Mystery as conveyed by light and shadow. I think this impromptu snap of my ceiling […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting

In response to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting. In railway halls, on pavements near the traffic, They beg, their eyes made big by empty staring And only measuring Time, like […]

Changing Seasons 7/12

In response to Cardinal Guzman’s Changing Seasons challenge. I hardly go out these days for various boring reasons. I however did go to a cemetery — to see what my next […]

What I Hated the Least Today 181/365: Stet, Let It Stand

I’m trying to learn to become more of a stet person. Stet, let it stand, is a proofreading mark indicating that a correction should be ignored and the text should […]

What I Hated the Least Today 177/365: Sounds

Do you ever think of the sounds your home makes when it’s otherwise quiet? I don’t, unless I spend a night out of home and am confronted with an entirely different set […]

What I Hated the Least Today 163/365: Academic Encounters

I met my favourite professor in town today. Academic encounters tend to be highly humorous because academia means social awkwardness. A high degree of it. I recognised the professor straight […]

What I Hated the Least Today 140/365: Ticket Collector

*In this post nothing happens.* My country’s public transport operates on a self-service system which places responsibility and trust in the hands of travellers. The passenger is required to procure […]

What I Hated the Least Today 129/365: Not Not While the Giro

*The following is mildly depressing and largely confused.* This post takes its title from James Kelman’s early collection of short stories, Not Not While the Giro (1983). These were published a […]

What I Hated the Least Today 105/365: Big Daddy

My students are creatures extremely inventive and, as often as not, extremely annoying. When these qualities combine, less resilient teachers go mad and teachers who won’t be messed up with, […]

What I Hated the Least Today 100/365: Yoga Check

I’ve been practising yoga at home half-heartedly for a year and vigorously for the last three months. I devised a strictly anti-zen branch of yoga, which has the same postures […]