Cherry blossoms …

The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.  When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. (Nhat Hanh)

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Fountains

Hello, fellow travelers and friends,

Fellow blogger Polianthus inspired me to partake in his monthly fountain challenge. After all, what’s not to love about fountains? I even have one in my backyard. Although it doesn’t look anything like this…

 

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Fountain in Rome

 

… it has become a gathering place for all types of birds and a “watering spot” for cats and racoons.  While I enjoy the sounds of water falling, I return to the fountains of Rome.

Ciao – TT

 

 

Light-Writing

Hello, fellow adventurers, translators and travelers, how is it in your world? I (still) feel very inspired, as you can tell….

This morning, I came across this quotation about language and photography that I wanted to share:

“Photography is light-writing, the language of images. Less abstract than written or spoken language, it selects images from the existing world of appearances and arranges them in patterns. The camera-eye doesn’t think, it recognizes. It shows us what we already know, but don’t know that we know.”
David Levi Strauss, Between the Eyes: Essays on Photography and Politics    

Before signing off, here’s my tip for the day:

Tip: Stop by the Pinakothek der Moderne/ Modern Art Museum next time you’re in Munich and enjoy this view …

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Happy travels…