Tuesday, 30 September 2008

Utata Front Page Feature

I was the featured photographer on the front page of Utata today.... have a look.
Thanks to Jamelah!

Monday, 29 September 2008

Saturday, 27 September 2008

The Language of Flowers Part I

Good Fortune by Jo Bradford

...In the language of the flowers
the Alium represents
good fortune and prosperity...

Thursday, 25 September 2008

A Thing Of Beauty


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"A thing of beauty is a joy forever
Its lovliness increases, it will never
Pass into nothingness, but still will keep
A bower quiet for us, and a sleep
Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing..."
...
Excerpt from "A Thing of Beauty" by John Keats

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

September Joy

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I love this time of year in Cornwall, the skies are blue and the air has that crisp hint of Autumn in it. The sun still shines bright and strong and warms us all as we make the most of those long stretches of empty beach, and deserted dunes which we now have all to ourselves again. Bliss
...

Monday, 22 September 2008

My Inspiration Blog Feature


Eline Kwantes of My Inspiration Blog featured my work on her blog today. Have a look here. Thanks Eline!!

Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Sailor Of The Atmosphere

Sailor Of The Atmosphere by Jo Bradford
...
Insect lover of the sun
Joy of thy dominion!
Sailor of the atmosphere;
Swimmer through the waves of air;
Voyager of light and noon;
Epicurean of June;
Wait I prithee till I come
Within earshot of thy hum -
All without is martyrdom
...
The Humble Bee ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Etsy Front Page

My Under The Greenwood Tree picture (aka Great Green Goodness) was featured on the Front Page of Etsy today.
Thanks to GollyBard for making the treasury.

Sunday, 14 September 2008

Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit by Jo Bradford

To satisfie the sharp desire I had
Of tasting those fair Apples, I resolv'd
Not to deferr; hunger and thirst at once,
Powerful perswaders, quick'nd at the scent
Of that alluring fruit, urg'd me so keene.

(Satan tempting Eve)

Milton ~ Paradise Lost (9.584-588)

Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Etsy Front Page


My The Creek picture was featured on the Front Page of Etsy today.

Thanks to Jenarter for making the treasury.

Tuesday, 9 September 2008

Be my Rock



This is one of a several pieces I have made recently. Just after sunset, I set myself up on the cliff edge, with the wind howling, snuggled deep into my down jacket. I left my shutter open long enough to catch the moody sea washing across the rocks in the darkening evening light.


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Sunday, 7 September 2008

Rainy Days Mixed Tape

Blue Butterflies by Jo Bradford

My work has been selected for Poppytalk Handmade this month. The theme is Mixed Tape! ~ A compilation of those wonderful Poppytalk Handmade peeps, Jan & Earl's, favorite things from emerging design talent from around the world. The market will feature papergoods, affordable art, ceramics, housewares, gifts and jewelry and will be running Sep 08 - Oct 10, 2008.

This is my third Poppytalk market this year. This time I was inspired by the rain (kind of).
Although it has been an unbelievably wet summer this year, I am not letting it get me down. I have been making the most of what is around me for inspiration, and recently it's been big seas, storm clouds and raindrops. The best thing about lots of rain during the warm months, is that Cornwall has never looked so verdant, the rich greens in the landscape are gorgeous and inspirational... it's a jungle out there!!

Etsy Frontpage for PoE photographer today


One of my pictures made it on tothe front page of Etsy today - yeay!! Thanks to the folks at Photographers Of Etsy for the alert and the screengrab!

Monday, 1 September 2008

Love At First Sight Feature


I was featured on Geisslein's lovely blog "Love at first sight" today. If you haven't come across Geisslein before, she is based in Frankfurt, Germany and writes a blog about how to be creative. Thanks for the mention m'lady!
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