“Ночь, улица, фонарь, аптека,
Бессмысленный и тусклый свет.
Живи ещё хоть четверть века —
Всё будет так. Исхода нет.
Умрёшь — начнёшь опять сначала
И повторится всё, как встарь:
Ночь, ледяная рябь канала,
Аптека, улица, фонарь.”
“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark,
than alone in the Light”
Thanks for the walk with a friend, Lena.
Silent moments and work go usually not hand in hand. But besides all the hustle and bustle in our working life, there are some moments of silence.
Moments where you forget the world around you. Where you just enjoy, reflect and fill up yourself with inspiration and energy. Those moments are precious. A gift. ..and the strangest thing is, they are suddenly just there.
Those are a few of my silent moments at work:
To travel is one big aspect of my working life. This matches well with my preferences for traveling. Yes, of course, it can be exhausting… …but most of the time I enjoy it to be on the way.
Sometimes I asked myself if it’s a kind of escape. Maybe. But not in a bad way… …because it enriches me, gives me time to reflect, inspires me to many new ideas (which I usually, unlike at home, write down on trips immediately).
🙂 …of course they did not stare at me… …but I kindly asked if I could take a portrait of them…. …and they mostly agreed. I didn’t know these people in person… …but I know Aleksei Jogolev (#05) and this event was the opening of the exhibition of his paintings in Tver/Russia. Excellent paintings… …and excellent people.
Cambodia / Phsar Leu / Shianoukville
no craft beer from Berlin
no craft coffee in Moscow
no crafted tailoring from Milano
….THIS is crafted… …no fancy Hipster Stuff
…this is crafted by people for people.
Do you know what will happen when a photografer and an manifold gifted actress like Lena will collide head-on at full speed ??? …point blank… …and both love music…
THIS WILL HAPPEN:
SINGLE COVERS !
Andrea and me got the great chance to participate at TANZOMANIA’s final practice for the European Grand Prix in Tallin at Johns dancing school in Tver/Russia. But don’t worry, we didn’t dance… …we just documented it by our photos.
This European Grand Prix was a great success for TANZOMANIA. Several gold an silver medals. Wow, congrats to you all!!!
But what I admire the most is, with how much enthusiasm and lifeblood John, Olya, Alyona, Losha and Losha convey the spirit of dancing to the children. My deepest respect to you all for create such a precious activity.
Please find Andreas story here at JETAMELE.
Smoking isn’t sexy! ..so let’s hope that the good resolution for 2019 don’t go up in smoke.
Khatuna / ხათუნა, or Khatya like we call her, has the meaning ‘lady’ (in persian).
I think I remember that Khatya told us that the georgian meaning is something like ‘fate’….
….however it is… …I know that this wonderful lady and her partner (our friend Bonya) will take fate in their own hand! … and they will be succeed in all respects.
Hey, you both… …long may you run… …and stay forever young.
please see here at JETAMELE how Andrea has seen Khatya.
“In high seas or in low seas
I’m gonna be your friend
He said, “I’m gonna be your friend”
And, baby, high tide or in low tide
I’ll be by your side”
(High Tide Or Low Tide, Bob Marley)
All of you a happy new year!
May we all enjoy the good things
And face the bad things with a confident smile
We use to call that time between christmas and new year “between the years”. I do love this term. Because it seems that that you got some extra time beyond the usually counting of time.
A time where you can reflect, review. Think about this great moments, all the shit that happend… …and all the diamonts you found in the everyday life.
So, earth keeps on turning around… …a new year will start… …let’s rock it!
god bless you.. ..and may we find all the new diamonts in our everyday life.
Lena Fomina, actress in Tver/Russia
What would you do if you got the chance to do a photo shoot with an actress? Would you make up a story? Reenact scenes?
Or would you dare to tell the most exciting and intimate story? – So we did!
THIS IS THE LENA STORY.
Lena, thank you so much for your smiles and your sadness, for the play and the truth, for the distance and the nearness… …and of course for just beeing Lena.
Лена, большое спасибо за твои улыбки и твою грусть, за игру и правду, за расстояние и близость … … и, конечно, за то, что ты просто была Леной.
Please see Andreas Lena story at JETAMELE