• 9.10.10 The London Tube

    Tube to Heathrow

    Tube to Heathrow

    Tube to Heathrow early in the morning

    Tube to Heathrow early in the morning

    Tube to Heathrow, Piccadilly Line

    Tube to Heathrow, Piccadilly Line


  • 9.9.10 A Day in London

    London 2010

    London 2010

    London-to the Tube 1

    London-to the Tube 1

    London-An Englishman with Fish can Chips

    London-An Englishman with Fish can Chips

    London bar

    London bar

    London bar with a jazz band

    London bar with a jazz band

    London at dusk

    London at dusk

    London at night

    London at night


  • 9.10.10 Peddington Station in London

    paddington station info desk

    paddington station information desk

    “Hypothetically speaking….” I asked nervously as a line was already forming behind me. Fearing I’d inconvenient other people with more legitimate and immediate questions, I quickly blurted “how much does it cost to take a train to Aberystwyth? And I’m sorry, I’ll step aside if this is a stupid question.” “Don’t worry about them, just wait, and I’ll tell you!” I opted to step away anyway. No need to make an angry mob out of these, clearly frustrated and lost, travelers. “I’ll be back in a half an hour!!!” I told him. “Make sure you do!” He responded right back.

    So I did get back to him about a half hour. The gentle informational man had for me a plan hand written rate comparisons on a piece of paper. He further explained how booking months in advance would get me anywhere in Wales from Peddington Station, central London, at roughly just about 15 pounds as opposed to buying a ticket the same day, which would cost nearly 10 times more.

    I was super impressed and thankful, so I asked to snap a picture of him. Bad of me that I forgot his name.


  • 12.31.8 “Unemployed”

    Back SeatBack Seat

     

    Surprised, angry, lost, sudden, reasons, questions, emptiness, values, priorities, meanings, direction, etc. etc. Words stream through to fill in the fluctuating feelings. Acceptance of the circumstances is a no brainer, but to fully believe that you are can be tricky, difficultly tricky.

    October this year, I became a part of the statistic in this current economic freak out. As much as I understand why, in all levels of the structures, it still startled me a bit. I couldn’t help counting it as lucky, I have to. For nothing else is to not punish myself further in the inside while taking hits after hits from the outside. I need to look at the overall meaning of what this point could mean for my overall life, of how crucial my next action will define me.

    For weeks after weeks, things continue to crumble and deteriorate around me. The hard time is chipping away any senses of foundations. I find myself noticing a lot of paused time. So I decide to explore the bitter ingredients that are stewing up this large dish of uncertainty. I move now at a different pace, a lot of it on foot, walking, looking, taking in the world that was always there but wasn’t getting noticed.

    So I look forward, backward, now, and all around, to see if I can portray this sentiment into photographs. This is the first series of my interpretation. In the meanwhile, I’ll continue to watch, receive, and learn. 
     

    Cafe wait

    Cafe

    Outside

    Outside

    Tunnel Mirror

    Tunnel Mirror

    Train Station

    Train Station

    Train Station Stop

    Train Station Stop

    Airplane over the Forum

    Airplane over the Forum

    Guard Dog

    Guard Dog

    Wood Shop

    Wood Shop

    Waiting Area

    Waiting Area

    Reflection

    Reflection

    Sidewalk

    Sidewalk

    Sidewalk

    Sidewalk

    Door

    Door

    Moon

    Distant Moon

    Gate

    Gate

    Puppets on strings

    Puppets on strings

    Taco Stand

    Taco Stand