Peachy 

I’m taking part in Molly’s February Photofest this year. For the last week or two I’ve been busy working on 28 photos for 28 days. I’ve decided to make my February Photofest entirely black and white so I’ve been pushing contrast, accentuating shadows and wondering how dark is too dark? As an antidote, today I decided to go for colours so light and soft they’re almost pastel. So, here, clad in white lace, is my peachy arse.

Sinful Sunday

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“Mirrors should think longer before they reflect.” Jean Cocteau 

I watched a film yesterday where in one scene a five-year-old boy who has been held hostage his whole life stares in wonder as he sees his reflection for the first time. It got me thinking about how many baby toys are mirror-based. Isn’t it sad that for so many of us a time comes when mirrors change from being objects that captivate and entertain to ones that admonish and chastise?

In celebration of mirrors reflecting good things, here’s a self portrait that I love. I took it playing around in a hotel bathroom in Berlin some 18 months ago – before this blog was even born. I like the framing of the photo and how my breast and arse look but one of the things I love most is that it reminds me of a really fun holiday with friends. 

Sinful Sunday