It is with much sadness that our beloved Mao Mao (also known as Chairman Mao) has recently crossed the Rainbow Bridge. I wanted to write something to honour his memory and to celebrate a decade of human and cat friendship.
Scandinavia is a part of the world which captivates me. It is a land of dramatic scenery, rich history and mysterious folklore. It’s rugged, windswept landscapes couldn’t be much less like the arid expanses of Western Australian that I call home, and they also make it a photographer’s dream. Having already been enchanted by Finland, Iceland and Sweden, I was excited to see what Norway had to offer.
I had been in Japan for a while now, and had enjoyed visiting Kamakura, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka and Yokohama. My final stop however, was one which everyone has heard of – and one which I was excited to visit again. Japan’s capital, Tokyo, known across the world as a sprawling, futuristic hive of activity and one of the biggest cities in the world.
For someone who lives in sunny Perth, Australia, it’s been a long held dream of mine to spend a white Christmas somewhere in the northern hemisphere. Prior to my visit, I pictured Iceland to be a very cold country with frozen landscapes, snow-covered peaks, black sand beaches and sky scraping geysers. But this magical island country in the North Atlantic Ocean has a lot more to offer than what I initially imagined.
Art is a perfect way of adding freshness to your office décor. If your office walls are cold and uninspiring, it’s probably time to give your office a stylish makeover. Displaying photographs will not only make a workplace more aesthetically pleasing and impress visitors, it can also increase employee creativity, efficiency and productivity.