Category Archive: travel photography

My First Northern Lights, 2009

The aurora borealis, my post chemo symptoms and hindsight

Hey Geysirs! Throw back Thursday (2009)

I might not have been supposed to leave the country for another week, but I survived, and Iceland was the first stop in my first post chemo press trip.

Impressions of Krysuvik

Dawn, and my impressions of Krysuvik Geothermal Area in Iceland, taken from a 2009 moblog post.

The Red Dress Dance Project

Manuela Benini’s Red Dress Dance Project, part of which is currently on exhibition at Sadler’s Wells, highlights the complexities of tradition and the constant cycle of change, with particular attention to some of the biggest inequities on our planet.

Schmäh and Coffee House Culture in Salzburg

On the way to Salzburg my taxi driver Johann attempts to explain coffee house culture. In doing so he demonstrates the uniquely Austrian quality schmäh.

Aire on #WordyMonday

The concept behind the flamenco word Aire would be difficult to represent even if I chose to do so using flamenco shots, but I’ve decided not to do that because Sadler’s Wells Flamenco… Continue reading

Researching influences on fandangos in Huelva

The experiences I had in Huelva, during the first two days of this trip around Andalusia would have been a privilege even in times of economic plenty. Country representatives, those responsible for logistics,… Continue reading

Dance Sensitivity Communication

For any social dance to work pleasantly there must be consensus as to how to interact. In a milonga, tango dancers will move into the flow which is always anticlockwise. Even when a… Continue reading

Ogygian

Ribbon dancers at the Greenwich Cultural Festival (c) Carole Edrich 2010 The word for this week is Ogygian. Another word I had to look up when I first read it, I think it… Continue reading

Rugose on #wordymonday

Image: Aboriginal Elder ready to sing at the 2011 KALACC Festival It’s Wordy Monday again and because I’ve still not had any suggestions I picked the word Rugose as today’s theme. I thought… Continue reading