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some autumn sun

November 20, 2009

top image is mine, a brooklyn sunset.
bottom images: 1. Untitled, by Lotte Scott; 2. morning coffee at St.Peterburg, by cloudsfollower; 3. Untitled, by coquinette; 4. felice anno nuovo, by m a v.

the sun sets in london quite early … by 4pm, night has fallen. instead of fighting the longer nights, i’m going to try to embrace them. it makes it easier when i see that filtered, golden autumn sunshine during the day.

a few links i’m enjoying…
+ heaven can wait, charlotte gainsbourg & beck (the video is so cool)
+ a father/daughter roadtrip documented on camera, “in search of eustace” (via 2 or 3 things i know)
+ a blog i’m enjoying, dot com dot co dot uk

looking forward to a super weekend around here. hope yours is fun, too! happy friday.

  1. November 20, 2009 10:06 am

    Can you believe that it’s your second weekend there already?! Sounds like you’ll become an honorary Londonite in no time. Have a good one.

  2. marthasnail permalink
    November 20, 2009 10:11 am

    that is a super cool video. great light in these photos! have a happy happy weekend.

  3. November 20, 2009 10:36 am

    yes it really does get dark too early here! I can see the sun setting already now. Makes me sad but I really love the winter sun on bright clear days.

  4. November 20, 2009 11:35 am

    Re: enjoying embracing early evenings, Jane Brocket had a blog post recently about that, too. I think she’s right and experiencing/noticing/appreciating the contrast between the dark world outside and the warm cozy world inside helps. I’m thinking about fall/winter evening walks and noticing warm yellow light from windows — in college I’d walk across campus and love how the library was all lit up (see this picture as a good example!).

  5. November 20, 2009 11:38 am

    Oops, my link to the library picture didn’t work – here it is. (

  6. November 20, 2009 1:11 pm

    that beck track is wicked. i love it.

  7. November 20, 2009 6:40 pm

    such lovely photos. we’ve had ‘we love brooklyn’ on our blog this week if you’ve had anytime to feel a little bit homesick. hope not. enjoy your weekend!

  8. November 20, 2009 8:44 pm

    hey Brian – my friend recently introduced me to your blog. thank you for sharing your photos, etc…and inspiring me to be more creative. btw..that father/daughter roadtrip had me in tears. amazing. looking forward to reading more about your london adventures! i love it there!! see if you can find Ye Olde Mitre pub…a friend who was recently in London stumbled across this gem. enjoy your weekend! i am just beginning mine in NYC…

  9. November 21, 2009 6:17 am

    This has reminded me to pop down to the farmers’ market in Hampstead. I haven’t quite got back to my routine yet after being away for a month. Thanks!

  10. November 21, 2009 12:09 pm

    charlotte gainsbourg just gets better and better :)

  11. November 21, 2009 1:16 pm

    that golden light is glorious.

  12. November 25, 2009 10:58 am

    oh i love the “morning coffee” one — being that i’m from St. Petersburg AND used to shoot with Zenit – that was my first camera in fact.

  13. December 1, 2009 3:05 am

    I loved ‘in search of eustace’. A wonderful find indeed.

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