“After all these are not the memoirs of an empress, nor of a queen. These are memoirs of another kind.”

This post is a little self indulgent but I tend to post something of interest to me at the time and this is no different. In my mindless browsing through movies the other night I happened upon Memoirs of a Geisha. Old now, I know, but it is one of my all time favourite movies. If you haven’t seen it, you really should. If nothing else but for the breathtaking scenery and cinematography. Enchanting. I was truly captivated by it. All movie stills taken from http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0397535/ and the pics of the cherry blossoms I have on file because i’m obsessed with them and have thousands. … Continue reading “After all these are not the memoirs of an empress, nor of a queen. These are memoirs of another kind.”

The Art of Gernot

Something a little different today everybody. Before we continue, please don’t freak out. I am more or less normal. I just have different tastes in certain things. Just spreading the weirdness. You might like it you never know, just try. I recently happened upon an artist’s work which I instantly loved. His name is Gernot, and his work has been described by Oysters and Chocolate as: “Twisted, taunted and highly captivating, Gernot’s illustrative work binds exceptional technique to a dark, fetishistic vision of beauty. Objects and fantasy figures feature though a body of work spanning dark fiction, pin-ups, fetish art … Continue reading The Art of Gernot