lens-artist photo challenge #103 – surprise

I love the topic Ann Christine has given us this week, surprise … but I’m struggling a bit with getting my head around it. “Let life surprise you” Unknown So I that is what I’m going to do …. share … Continue reading

tuesday photo challenge – animals

Animals … and my first thought went straight to the soul of Istanbul, their cats and kittens. Istanbul wouldn’t be the same without their alley cats. The Istanbul people and their cats are one. In Istanbul, the cat is the … Continue reading

a photo a week challenge – eyes

“An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.” Martin Buber This street beauty I met in the French Quarters, Istanbul on Christmas Day last year! We clicked straight away *smile It was laying on a lower roof.  … Continue reading

things we did in istanbul (part IV)

“Kids believe in Santa; adults believe in childhood.” Cate Kennedy Christmas Eve, the main Christmas day for us Swedes …. that is when Santa knocks on the door, asks if everybody has been behaving well during the past year (as … Continue reading

things we did in istanbul (part III)

“You can’t understand a city without using its public transportation system.” Erol Ozan Will start to tell you about the fantastic “Istanbulkart”. So easy to buy when you understand how. When you have bought your card – the fare will … Continue reading

things we did in istanbul (part II)

“People were right when they say there is no other place on earth as beautiful looking as Istanbul.” Chateaubriand … first full day in Instanbul we woke up to sunshine, gorgeous!!! With our apartments did it come to breakfast, which … Continue reading

lens-artists photo challenge ; #77 – favorite photos of 2019

Patti, haven’t done it easy for me … favorite photos of 2019???!!! I love most of my images – How will I be able to choose???!! But here we go. “Life will show you masks that are worth all your … Continue reading

lens-artists photo challenge #61 – pets (everybody wants to be a cat)

In Istanbul is the cat the King. Kedi is a 2016 Turkish documentary film directed by Ceyda Torun about the many stray cats that live in Istanbul, the most beautiful movie (watched it twice). The stars in the documentary are: … Continue reading