Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Lux et Mare: Sea Marble

in one of the coves of eastern Gozitan coast (Dwejra, Gozo)

sea marble... see marvel... sea marvel...
nature never ceases to amaze us
a tableau of colors painted by the invisible yet powerful hand
of the sea and the sun on the smooth, hard rocks
rendering a picture of undiluted beauty

This photo was taken off the coast of Gozo. The minerals on the rocks and the refraction of light create a bluish-pink hue of the sea water. This, combined with being in a moving small local boat while taking the picture probably created the effect. I fancy it to be like a painting on canvas... or a delicious piece of marble cake (when my stomach grumbles :))

Monday, January 21, 2008

Memento Vivere

the first sunflower I planted

"[...] I don't think there's anything on this planet that more trumpets life than the sunflower. For me that's because of the reason behind it's name. Not because it looks like the sun but because it follows the sun. During the course of the day, the head tracks the journey of the sun across the sky. A satellite dish for sunshine. Wherever light is, no matter how weak, these flowers will find it. And that's such an admirable thing. And such a lesson in life."

-Helen Mirren as Chris Harper reading a note of John Clarke (John Alderton)
in Calendar Girls (2003)

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Sic Infit (So It Begins)

a stray seed finding a niche...
with a few drops of rain...
and some rays of light...
it reveals itself...
little by little...

sic infit... so it begins...

Thursday, January 10, 2008

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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Link List 1

Here's a list of wonderful site I enjoy reading.

Link List 2

Here's another list of sites you might want to take a look at:

  • cc's online sanctuary:

  • cinderella's blog:

  • francine's cheri:

  • gracey's haven:

  • gracey's journal:

  • illidan the betrayer:

  • lalaine's world:

  • portia's blog:

  • ricka's daystar shine:

  • rojoy's update:

  • selerines's world:

  • tweety's blog:

  • Blog Helpdesk

    These are the sites I consulted in creating this blog. I will add more helpful sites (well, at least to me) as soon as I find them.

    A Glimpse of Me

    This page is under construction.