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January 12, 2011

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more photos from maine … the house we stayed in had a windowed turret/tower at the top, reached by a ladder from one of the rooms. it was great.

today, i’m liking:
+ the invisible moustache of raoul dufy (via wayne)
+ these images compiled by louise
+ a good article about one of my favorite things in the world, the shipping forecast (i listen to this before bed almost every night) (via CPLD)

23 Comments leave one →
  1. January 12, 2011 8:54 am

    can we go back???????

  2. January 12, 2011 9:42 am

    I love the first photo. Wonderful feeling in all of them..

  3. Jillian permalink
    January 12, 2011 9:52 am

    So lovely. And the buoys in the tree remind me of home – it’s a not uncommon sight in rural Nova Scotia, too.

  4. January 12, 2011 9:59 am

    your photos have such a raw power. they portray a real message. beautiful work.

  5. Meghan permalink
    January 12, 2011 10:55 am

    Love these. Love Maine.

  6. January 12, 2011 11:12 am

    I really like these pictures. I drove through Maine right after new year’s and it seems like a beautiful place.

  7. January 12, 2011 11:14 am

    love the color of the buoys in the tree!

  8. January 12, 2011 12:03 pm

    gorgeous! you have me aching to get to maine in the winter!

  9. January 12, 2011 12:19 pm

    These are great! I love the one on the roof and the one of the couch and skylight.

  10. January 12, 2011 1:16 pm

    I just love how you capture the mood in each photo.

  11. January 12, 2011 1:44 pm

    Hey Brian, if you like the Shipping Forecast, check out this photography project by Mark Power:

    http://inmotion.magnumphotos.com/essay/shipping-forecast

    http://www.markpower.co.uk/Photographic-projects/THE-SHIPPING-FORECAST

    • January 12, 2011 1:47 pm

      Irene, funny you should mention it – my friend received this book for Christmas and I looked through it. It’s amazing! What a great gift, huh?

  12. January 12, 2011 8:48 pm

    your photos are beautiful, I’m so inspired every time I look at your site!

  13. January 12, 2011 9:48 pm

    Beautiful!

  14. January 12, 2011 10:59 pm

    these are fantastic!
    (making me long for the flood damage on our maine farmhouse to be complete so i can go maine-ward.)

    +thank you for the link!
    very happy you liked the sequence:)

    now, just to get true north for those sky-lights.

    happy new year!

    besos y fotos por vida
    xL

  15. January 12, 2011 10:59 pm

    I would like to hang the ‘slowly please’ piece up on my wall, love it!

  16. January 13, 2011 12:48 am

    I can feel the cool, clear air and peace everywhere. Beautiful photos.

  17. January 13, 2011 1:34 am

    I’m a bit behind my blogs reading and catching up now. Your last month’s posts are spectacular!

  18. January 13, 2011 3:12 am

    magnificent photographs. they ray some peaceful and calm mood.

  19. January 13, 2011 4:28 am

    I love this post, the track through the forest, the girl eating soup, the sofa under the skylight – all stunning and all make me want a week in a cottage somewhere quiet.

  20. January 13, 2011 7:33 am

    great stuff. makes me miss maine

  21. January 14, 2011 1:07 am

    Beautiful photos. Found your site via Pinterest. Now listening to the Shipping Forecast. Thank you! I have no idea what some of the jargon means, but it’s almost hypnotic and meditative. I love that it ends with “God Save the Queen.”

  22. anynamewilldo permalink
    January 15, 2011 7:54 am

    Hi Brian,
    your blog ( and all it’s loveliness) inspires me daily. It’s funny, you are the second person I’ve heard say that they love the shipping forecast. A girl I know says she finds it calming and it helps her to fall asleep. :)
    Why do you like it so?
    Any chance of another fabulous eight track mix from you?
    How about songs to fall asleep to?
    Happy light filled days my friend….x

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