The beauty in decay – Gambia Doors v Malta Doors

    GAMBIA DOORS V MALTA DOORS   Crossing continents Malta Doors v Gambia Doors. We are still in West Africa, and I see similarities every day in many of the doors and storefronts, here in the Gambia, of those that I see daily in Malta – the rich, and vibrant colours of beauty in decay…Continue reading “The beauty in decay – Gambia Doors v Malta Doors”

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Postcards from a small island – Malta. Images ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

      A very enjoyable travel story that we worked on, in Valletta, the enchanting ancient capital of Malta – and also the European Capital of Culture 2018 – for ‘Morning Calm’ (Korean Air’s in-flight Magazine).       What a revelation, on our Malta walks, to find so much nature, and tranquility, particularly after havingContinue reading “Postcards from a small island – Malta. Images ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio”

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Doors and Facades – Malta

In traditional Japanese aesthetics, Wabi-sabi (侘寂) is a world-view centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection.The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete”      On my frequent meanderings around the streets of this small Mediterranean island, I regularly come across sites, such as these. Beautifully decaying doors and facades – portals to anotherContinue reading “Doors and Facades – Malta”

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