Saturday, 30 July 2011


I'm very partial to a good camel. They bite, they spit and they look like sardonically witty maiden aunts.

They're one of my favourite animals. Along with manatees and sloths.

Photo: ©Profoundly Superficial, Wadi el Gamel. Click to say hello

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Baroque Beauty

I spotted this Baroque beauty on the elegant streets of The Hague.

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Saturday, 23 July 2011

They're Breeding!

My mannikins are breeding and have spawned this cute little chap. I like him. He reminds me of Chucky.

Photo: © Profoundly Superficial

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

The New Girl

The latest addition to my collection of mannikin photographs, a Chanel lady in tragic decline.

Photo: © Profoundly Superficial, click to enlarge

Saturday, 16 July 2011

The Message in the Fitting Room

This encouraging note was waiting for me when I was trying on some rather overpriced Paul Smith trousers.As it happens, I don't have a husband. And if I did, his credit cards would certainly be maxed out by now!

Photo: © Profoundly Superficial

Wednesday, 13 July 2011


In Egypt, the sun sets so rapidly that it moves before your very eyes. Then, suddenly, you are cloaked in darkness and the air is thick with djinns.

Photo: Profoundly Superficial, Aswan

Saturday, 9 July 2011

Love Your City

Although her tulips are plastic, this little girl says it all: "Tend your city. Make it flower and smell sweet. The air will be fresher and you will create a greener, gentler and more beautiful environment for all those who live there".

Photo: Profoundly Superficial, Prinsengracht, Amsterdam

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Mirror World

Photograph of a shiny shop window at the Palais Royal in Paris.

Photo: © Profoundly Superficial

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Secret Paris

Away from the bustle of the street, the secret face of Paris is littered with blank walls like a giant stage set. Only Théâtre de Châtelet (on the right) maintains its formal glitz.

Photo: Profoundly Superficial Click to enlarge