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Alfama, a quirky haven with great views.

Alfama, a quirky haven with great views.

It's been a while since I've explored new parts of Portugal but a few Mondays ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Alfama district in Lisbon. Alfama is one of the oldest areas in Lisbon that spreads out from the Sao Jorge's castle on the...

Minimalism: my progress.

It’s been a while since my last post and I do apologise for that. We’ve had visitors here in Portugal and I’ve been spending time with them so I sort of went on a temporary hiatus from the blog. But I’m back, recharged and rejuvenated for the...

Let’s talk photography etiquette.

In my years of hobbyist photography, I have only encountered people who were less than friendly twice. Once, was when I was taking the photo of a street scene. There were some buskers in the frame a distance away and one of them marched right up...

Finding your passion in life.

Everybody is passionate about something. Some are passionate about the creative arts while others are passionate about the sciences. There are some people who we feel are fortunate enough to have a job they are passionate about, while for...

Taking pictures is savouring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.

Marc Riboud