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There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not a sprightly thought that comes into mind that does not grieve me to have to produce alone and no one to tell to. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592)

"Beauty is truth, truth beauty." That is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. John Keats (1795–1821)

A thing of beauty is a joy for ever. John Keats

Chance favours the prepared mind. Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)

A photograph is neither taken nor seized by force; it offers itself up. It is the photo that takes you; one must not take photos. Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) Hmm, don't know what that actually means...

If one can’t dance, draw, paint, act, write (verse or prose), compose, sing, sculpt, sew, knit, cook, garden, juggle, yodel, play mahjong or any musical instrument…might as well pick up a camera. That's what I do. Chak Kee (that’s me)

Vanity, vanity, all is vanity! Ecclesiastes