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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase 25 April 2021

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“There are so many things that art can’t do. It can’t bring the dead back to life, it can’t mend arguments between friends, or cure AIDS, or halt the pace of climate change. All the same, it does have some extraordinary functions, some odd negotiating ability between people, including people who never meet and yet […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase 18 April 2021

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To nourish our souls we must become familiar with emotional honesty as a term, as well as a reality, we should all embrace it if we want to experience anything but raw emotional tinnitus. This weeks mobile photography and art showcase is an act of love. It represents life with all the intricate layers it […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase – 11 April 2021

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When my beautiful daughter leaves home for university later this year to read law, there is a book I’ll slip in the bottom of her case, indeed it is a book that I have bought for friends in the past, to help them work through some feelings at difficult times. It is a book by […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase – 4 April 2021

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“The feelings of desperation and unhappinness are more useful to an artist than the feeling of contentment, because desperation and unhappinness stretch your whole sensibility”. A quote by Francis Bacon but one I disagree with. Rufus Wainwright once admitted that he was terrified to settle down into a happy relationship, because without the emotional drama […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 28 March 2021

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This weeks mobile photography and art showcase features supreme images, ones that unpeel themselves more as we look. The sheer range of these artists’ works exemplifies what we already know, describing these works as spectacular would be true, but an understatment. Enjoy! Thank you to all the talented artists for submitting your works to our showcase this week. […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 21 March 2021

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Marcel Proust describes, In Search of Lost Time, his own experiences of ‘involuntary memories‘, these are profound and unexpected glimpses of the past triggered by mundane and everyday experiences. Escaping time, is in essence the affect of ‘involuntary memories‘, they return us to past events.  Photography, is the perfect medium to use as the physical […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 7 March 2021

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Reminiscing about touch… can you recall when you last touched someone that does not live with you? I can, it was when the brunette and I were in ‘our’ secretive riverside café eating home-made cakes and drinking freshly brewed cappuccinos. Chocolate cake for the chocoholic and carrot cake for myself. The staff are also the […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 28 February 2021

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‘Revelations‘ by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan, is a new biography on Francis Bacon. Following his death in 1992, an abundance of books, mostly including personal accounts from his friends, were produced and thus contained an abundance of revelations, but just when you think you’ve read and know it it all, can there be anything […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 21 February 2021

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With incredulous timing, Robin Dunbar’s latest book ‘Friends: Understanding the Power of our Most Important Relationships‘ has been published, when so many of us are experiencing acute loneliness. In the United Kingdom, we are still under the strictest lockdown rules and many of us are shielding too, signifying we cannot leave our properties, at all. […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 14 February 2021

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This weeks it is my pleasure to lavish you with love within our showcase, not that we need it to be Valentine’s Day to do so, but it is rather apt that it is. Who would have thought we would have had such a tumultuous year, when we look back? Having lost my liberty for […]