Thursday, February 19, 2009

A City's Secret Identity

photo-Rodney Smith

Photo- Clay Davidson
"Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography... Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman."
-John Berger, English painter b. 1926


Anne said...

Barb, what a great post. I love the idea of city's having secret identities! The photos are beautiful too.

Jane said...

Barb, you have the greatest pictures! Where do you find them all--or are they yours? :-)

barb cabot said...

Jane regarding the photos I have since my teens been a collector of photos, postcards anything that "got me". In collage I used to collage my bedroom wall with torn out magazine photos of fashion, design images much like the photos you see. A collection of things I loved to look at. Now days I just use the internet and have kept saving a file of photos I found that I liked. Unfortunately I did not always earmark where I got them (in most cases) and did not always notate who the source was. I hope I'm not crossing some lines about copyright. Now I use that file to help me blog which is a wonderful way for me to combine two past loves: scrapbooking and journaling. The positive for me is getting to share this collection with all of you.

candi said...

Very cool post, Barb. And the photos are great too. I wonder what Rome would be?

barb cabot said...

Hmmm Candi, excellent question. The words "Hot and Sexy" come to mind. Fun to think about for all the great cities in the world.

Brenda said...

That's my favorite Paris quote!!!
Gorgeous photos, Barb.

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