Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

I thought of this image immediately in response to this week’s photography challenge prompt, rule of thirds. It was taken over a year ago, when I was living and working in Stockholm, Sweden. It was one of those endless Scandanavian midsummer nights and I was out celebrating the end of term with a group of…

Cities from a different perspective

In life I always try to see things for a different point of view. From 9 to 5 (well 8 to 4) I am a teacher and seeing an experience through the eyes of a 12 year old can be a huge advantage, invariably avoiding conflict and leading to an amicable outcome. In my free…

Siri Derkert and the Writing on the Wall.

While travelling on Stockholm’s red Tunnelbana between Tekniska Högskolan and T-Centralen, you may have noticed the figures and texts blasted into the concrete at one of the stops. Carved into the interior walls of the platform at Östermalmstorg are the names of some of the great women and pioneers of feminism from history: Simone de…

Interval drinks.

Enjoying a couple of white wines in the bar at the Kungliga Operan, Stockholm Opera House.