Amuse-Bouches

Nina the Swedish Goddess of Luang Prabang, Laos

Toy Cameras & The Photographic Image

“Four Corners Dark” What is the mystery of photography? Why do we love the static image? What is it that these fragments of reality, frozen in time tell us? What is it about the photograph’s ability to transcend commonplace existence that has taken it from an unrecognized set of chemical reactions to the most popular […]

Leftovers

A trip to the Iron Mine of Kiruna to hunt Shiitake mushrooms

Hunting Shiitake mushrooms inside the belly of the Earth

The Kiruna underground iron mines should be appreciated and (un)known as a place of many tours and detours. They hide many treasures. Though in fact, to be honest, they do not. They hide iron ore, a bit of copper and probably a lot of unworthy stones of assorted kinds. That is exactly what they hide. […]

The Loving Embrace – 1950s ASAHI Beer Poster

You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline — it helps if you have some kind of a football team or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer. Frank Zappa