I'm Debra and this is where I come to share my creative pursuits and to dump some of the many thoughts swirling around in my brain. I'm a lover of words and pictures and I aspire to create beauty and inspiration with both.
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OK, so I had totally decided to abandon this blog. It is not a coincidence that my last post is from August. Around that time, after having participated in the redesign of the Mortal Muses site, I decided it was … Continue reading
Well, it’s been pretty busy around here lately. Work has been non-stop since I got back from vacation and there has been lots of excitement leading up to the Mortal Muses launch. Amidst it all I’ve been chipping away at … Continue reading
While I’ve been taking the August Break my lovely friends and fellow Muses have been hard at work to put a new face on MortalMuses.com. I was invited to join the Muses just as this transition began taking place. I’ve … Continue reading
Taken at the Sun Yat Sen Garden in Vancouver. I took 3 versions of this same shot – one with my DSLR, one with my iPhone (below) and one with my beloved Polaroid SX-70 (above). I could have sat and … Continue reading
Ah, the happiest week of the year! This is the week that instant film crazies enthusiasts show off some of their images to each other in the ‘Roid Week Flickr pool. My first additions were taken during my weekend in … Continue reading
I adore my family but today I took my chance to escape and do my favourite thing. I took my camera out and played tourist in my hometown.
mooch: (v) To wander about with no particular destination in mind, ideally with a camera. Ever since Xanthe Berkeley suggested we meet up to have a mooch around Brick Lane in London I have co-opted this word as my … Continue reading
I read about Marché St. George in Canadian House and Home magazine a couple of years ago and something in my gut whispered “This should be your life”. I know that shelter magazines are designed to inspire envy and feelings of … Continue reading