Saying that the greatest friendship is that created of opposites, might explain Patrick and Tony’s friendship. Two men made of entirely different cloth and weave. Patrick is a tight weave, like expensive Egyptian cotton compared to Tony’s weave, which is as loose as a fishnet intended for catching big fish. A funny tale of friendship, becoming a pet owner and finding love.
It’s Friday night and there is a full house. Annie is waiting for the featured act of the evening. Tonight she gets to carry a fancy looking gold tray with a glass of champagne to the dancer at the end of her act.
10 MIN READ: Historically, the romantic basis of marriage has been regarded with ambivalence, although it offered the promise of happiness and personal fulfillment, these were generally considered imprudent. This is the story of a child bride in Canada’s prairies, post WWII
As a Photographer I had the opportunity to meet a variety of people from different cultures. I was let into their homes for births, weddings and other important moments which I would immortalize with my cameras. At times I have felt. out of place.
I live in Lombardia, in the north of Italy where the Pandemic first made itself known to the Western World. It was a dark and trying time. I recorded an audio diary every day. I have started transcribing these.
12 MIN READ: “Purgatory is not meant to be easy Lucy, it’s a place where we pay for our sins, in order to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the gates of heaven and that can take years.
“That is a long time.” Lucy tries to imagine what years must feel like.
“Your uncle Fabio he was a good man, bless his soul, but he was no angel either, he could use a little extra help, men are weak when it comes to sins of the flesh, the flesh is weak. One day, when you‘re a woman Lucy, you’ll understand. Lucy makes a mental note to not commit any sins of the flesh.
A short story inspired by the years spent working in Corporate Television. A comical look at the gap and contrast between the privileged and those less so.