Dai Wedding

Dai Wedding

Weddings are always special, and when it is a Dai village wedding, well it is additionally special. The Dai people live in Xishuangbanna, in southern China and in general retain many of their traditions. A Dai wedding lasts all day, with early morning preparation for both men and women from the village..

Bon Festival

Bon Festival

Approximately 10% of Tibetans follow the Bon religion, which despite being considered as the ‘old’ religion, didn’t develop until the 11th century, well after Tibetan Buddhism. Bon festivals are held on special religious dates, and provide an opportunity for villagers from around..

Imprisioned

Imprisioned

“True wisdom comes in understanding that sometimes, you are both the prison and the key.”― Johnathan Jena

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Readers

Readers

“Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.” (Anon).

Readers come in all shapes and sizes, from all countries.  Reading: living different lives, seeing different worlds, escaping, learning.  A shared joy in reading creates links..

Sleepers

Sleepers

What hath night to do with sleep? ~John Milton

Sleep is another of those human activities practiced world-wide! In Australia, sleep is mostly practiced at home, in private, with a few exceptions – sleeping on the beach or after a picnic in the park, sleeping anywhere after a big party,..

Faces with stories

Faces with stories

People are the most fascinating creatures on earth, and I seem to have spent an inordinate amount of time taking their photos.  Every person I see has a story, and those stories are written on their faces.  When you look at these images, try to imagine their stories.

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Transport

Transport

One of the things that is stunning, bemusing, amazing, OMGing, ‘you’ve got to be kidding’, ‘now I’ve seen everything” in Asia is transport.  With the increasing wealth of Asians, and a growing middle class, I have a feeling that some of these unique sights..