Monday, 8 December 2014

The Travel Bug...























...a chronic condition that compels you to find out
what's hiding just around the corner.
Photo: Annie Wright Photography

Monday, 24 November 2014

Jardin Majorelle

Founded by painter Jacques Majorelle, cherished by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, and now discovered in a big way by me!
PS Never knew that cactuses could be so extraordinary.
Photo: Annie Wright Photography

Monday, 17 November 2014

Monday, 10 November 2014

Teaching History Moroccan Style!

PS The guy in the photo is Thami El Glaoui, the Lord of the Atlas and Pasha of Marrakech.
©Annie Wright Photography


Monday, 3 November 2014

Monday, 27 October 2014

The Travel Bug...























... means needing to know what's behind the door and down the passageway... Photo: ©Annie Wright Photography, Kasbah Taourirt, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Monday, 20 October 2014

Sheltering Sky
















This is where I am right now. Visiting an ancient kasbah deep in the Moroccan desert. PS Rumour has it that this location was used in the filming of Bertolucci's "The Sheltering Sky".
Photo: ©Annie Wright Photography. Click to enjoy the scenery

Monday, 6 October 2014

Just a Hole in a Wall...























...a window at the Beiteddine Palace in Lebanon.
©Annie Wright Photography

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Little Guy...























... in a big man's world.
Artwork by Icy and Sot. Spotted on the streets of Amsterdam.

Monday, 22 September 2014

Monday, 15 September 2014

Art To Be Seen from the Corner of Your Eye























Created by the Brooklyn-based stencil artists Icy and Sot, who originally come from Tabriz, Iran.
Photo: ©Annie. Spotted on the streets of Amsterdam

Monday, 8 September 2014

Back in Amsterdam...























...and messing around with Hipstamatic.
©Annie Wright Photography
PS The sheep and I crossed paths in Ireland a year ago...

Monday, 25 August 2014

Tree Creeper...
















...a recent addition to the Irish avian population.
©Annie Wright Photography

Monday, 18 August 2014

Shapeshifter
















Although larger than a cat, this magical hare can also be as tiny as a bunny.
©Annie Wright Photogaphy

Monday, 11 August 2014

David...























...getting an eyeful of Goliath.
©Annie Wright Photography. iPhone
Mid-16th century wood carving, Amsterdam

Monday, 4 August 2014

Alfie's Cupboards





Alfie, my travelling teddy bear, is now the proud owner of two
19th century cupboards, which will accommodate his ever-expanding wardrobe.
©Annie WrightPhotography

Monday, 14 July 2014

Evie B's Bear

All bundled up in her raingear, this little creature was made by Evie B, who makes prize-winning teddy bears and also happens to be my cousin.
©Annie

Monday, 7 July 2014

Mulranny Beach...

















...the place where the weather is always changing and always wondrous.
Photo: ©Annie Wright

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Emptiness
















Just space, a lot of sand and a sunrise.
Photo: ©Annie Wright with the Flying Hippo in Merzouaga

Monday, 23 June 2014

In A Few Months Time...























... me and my cameras will back in Morocco
on another photographic adventure with the Flying Hippo. I'm so excited!!
©Annie Wright, Kasbah Taourite, Ouarzazate

Monday, 16 June 2014

Oyster Mushrooms...























...found on a market in Amsterdam. Are they the vegetable equivalent of pink champagne?
©Annie Wright, iPhone

Monday, 9 June 2014

Monday, 26 May 2014

Alfie Changes his Style With Each Passing Season
















This time he's raided my trinket box and is communing with nature. 
Photo: Annie
PS Contrary to rumour Alfie does have eyes. But he can't see further than the bottom of his whiskey glass...

Monday, 19 May 2014

Love...























...looking after my orchids each Sunday. Instant karma!
©Annie Wright, Hipstamatic

Monday, 12 May 2014

Yves Saint Laurent's Ghost

...can felt wafting through Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech, where his ashes are interred.
©Annie Wright

Monday, 5 May 2014

It's Time to Book My Tickets...























... to Ireland. Then I can raise my glass of Guinness to this portly gentleman at Newport House, my favourite bar!
©Annie, County Mayo

Monday, 28 April 2014

Ooops!























Gull mistaking a wooden weather vane fish for the real thing.
©Annie Wright, Morocco

Monday, 21 April 2014

As I Found It...

... a prehistoric implement discovered on an Irish beach a couple of summers ago. ©Annie Wright, Hipstamatic

Monday, 14 April 2014

Secret Photo...























...of fashion designer Claude Montana, who was
world famous in the 1980s and has now become
something of a lost soul...
©Annie Wright, Paris

Monday, 7 April 2014

Suspence...























...and creepers surround the ruins of Moore Hall, which was firebombed by the IRA in 1923 during the Irish Civil War.
©Annie Wright, County Mayo

Monday, 24 March 2014

Galerie Colbert...























...is usually slightly boring. But this time something wonderful happened.
©Annie Wright

Monday, 17 March 2014

Nature and Artifice
















Still obsessing about the Palais Royal where I spent many happy hours last week...
©Annie Wright, Paris

Monday, 10 March 2014

Monday, 24 February 2014

Sea Monsters
















Fish in a feeding frenzy in Agadir Harbour.
©Annie Wright Click to enlarge

Monday, 17 February 2014

Off Piste























Alfie jumping for joy after returning from the
Sochi Olympics. He especially enjoyed copious
après ski and was definitely off piste.
© Annie Wright

Monday, 10 February 2014

Elderly Tom Cats...

... never die. They just fade slowly into the background.
©Annie Wright, Fez. Click to enlarge

Monday, 3 February 2014

Cast Aside























This delicate lady has been abandoned on Amsterdam's Waterlooplein market.
©Annie Wright

Monday, 27 January 2014

Saharan Classic
















Two tourists at sunset. One trying to photograph the other while trying not to fall off the back of his camel!
©Annie Wright

Monday, 20 January 2014

The Dark Soul of Amsterdam

Found lurking on the Herengracht. PS There are more of them. Many more...
©Annie Wright

Monday, 13 January 2014

A Thing of Beauty...















… is a joy forever. Even when the thing in question is something as functional as a lock. I found these two beauties in Marrakech's Medina. Pure magic!
©Annie Wright

Monday, 6 January 2014

A Marrakech Mandala...















…made of light, shadow and a lampshade.
Photo: ©Annie Wright, Maison Arabe