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We are born alone~

According to the most recent statistics, there are 7.6 billion people living on the earth today. Absolutely none of these people shares your fingerprint or DNA structure. How incredible is that?!

Finding someone to share your beliefs, likes and dislikes would seems like an impossible achievement! Part of me believes it should be that difficult. Each difference of opinion matters because it makes me question mine and either reject my own after long consideration or become even more steadfast in my beliefs.

Day 62 of 365~

Image taken yesterday after a brief snow storm in Düsseldorf

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Fine art Photography

The thing about time~

As long as there is a sun for the planet to revolve around, time will be our master. We chase it, we save it, we spend it, we waste it and we race against it. Isn’t it time we make peace with time?

Day 5 of 365, Germany

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Germany Photography

The magic of autumn~ Germany

Nature has a way of taking our breath away simply with changing its colors. A dazzling display of an end that promises a rebirth.

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CHINA contemplations inspiration life old age old people Photography shanghai street

Sending his soul to soar

closer to to worlds unknown
closer to to worlds unknown

One of the wonderful phenomena to watch in Shanghai parks and on its riverside in the early morning, is the congregation of retired men sending their well cared for and brilliantly crafted kites high into the city sky. They do this for long hours watching the extensions of their souls soar into worlds unknown, higher and higher above the noise of the city where all is calm and harmonious, into a state of freedom where they too one day wish to be…

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A necessary pause in the journey

There will always be a bench along the way
There will always be an empty bench along the way

When living life feels like riding a fast train and impressions start colliding on all sides of us blinding us to who we are, then perhaps it would be wise to stop and reassess our location. Clarity comes from knowing where we are and who we are, stopping while the world blurs away around us because how else are we ever going to see clearly?

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children contemplations inspiration life Paris Photography Travel

Collecting essences

collecting essences
collecting essences

There were times when most people were born, raised, lived out their whole lives in a single place. The stories of lands far away were but fantasies and fairy tales. Not today. Our children travel and experience so much in their young days than was possible in a whole lifetime even a 100 years ago. They collect the essences that live in different lands, they take them into themselves and blend them with their own consciousness, making them future world citizens and connecting them into a web of connection that envelopes the planet making it friendlier and more integrated. I do pray that this is what will make this world a better place once they carry the torch of humanity into the future.

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Day 29~ November 29th~ New York

crispness
That crisp New York City air

Spring goes so well with New York City I think! Newness, freshness, color, crispness, high energy, vibrancy, originality, creativity, Spring, are certainly words that go with it. I love New York in every season, but in the spring, I love it passionately!

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art inspiration life New York Photography

Day 1~ November 1st~ New York

the high line~ NYC

This month’s images will present a stark contrast to those of last month. During the month of November I will revisit the magnificent city I called home for more than 15 years, the place where I began to independently refashion my life to who I am today. Once you have lived in New York, any New Yorker will tell you, the city tends to haunt you forever. To the city that never sleeps then…

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Day 21~ September 21st~ Tuscany

Italia~where art lifts your soul

“art is life, life is art” R. Armin

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Day Three Hundred Fifty One, January 8, 2012

sitting with a friend

Getting old: it brings to mind the image of a fan getting turned off and gradually slowing down before coming to a standstill. Movement slows down, worries begin to fade away and importances shift to allow contemplations to take precedence. Maybe that is why a lot of old people choose dogs for companions. Dogs don’t seem to mind the waiting around, the long slow walks or the hours stillness and quiet.