Category Archives: Travel

Impressions of Meknes

My camera is irreparably broken at the moment and, until I can afford to buy a new one, I’m having to make do with my iThingamies. It’s not the same. I miss my camera! So, I’ve been consoling myself by … Continue reading

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The mighty two-wheeler: a celebration

In many parts of the world, the two-wheeler reigns supreme. It is the ultimate, everyman, all-purpose vehicle. And it makes absolute sense that it is: so much cheaper to buy and run than a car (plus smaller impact on the … Continue reading

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Travelling feet: street stalls in India

Here’s a collection of feet photos from when I was in India earlier this year travelling through Rajasthan with my sister. So much happens in India at street level – you can get your teeth pulled out, your shoes mended and … Continue reading

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Home textures: bedroom

Here are some pictures of the textures and details of our bedroom. White, 100% cotton bedding from Ikea (I wish they had Ikea in New Zealand!). Two Hill Tribe bedspreads from North Vietnam to give us extra warmth. Two vintage … Continue reading

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Vietnam blue

A collection of blue photos from my trip to Vietnam earlier this year. Lanterns in Hoi An and Spring blossom in the northern mountains. A kite flying high over the Mekong; an old man sitting on a bridge in the … Continue reading

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Feet photos: markets in Vietnam and Cambodia

Continuing on with my habit of photographing my feet… Beautiful fresh ingredients in Hanoi and Phnom Penh. Hill Tribe embroidery and bolts of bright cloth in Bac Ha market, North Vietnam. Lucky red envelopes and wooden shoes in Hanoi.

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Tiled floors in Vietnam

You might have gathered by now that I have a thing about taking pictures of my feet in different locations. This is a series of photos I took of tiled floors in Vietnam, mostly in the imperial city of Hue … Continue reading

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New Facebook page!

This little postcard of me on the Mekong is to let you know that at last I have now set up a Lucy Patterson Facebook page for my creative work! I’ll be posting photos on there, letting you know about giveaways and … Continue reading

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Singapore reds

Following on from my Singapore yellow and Singapore neutrals posts, here is Singapore reds. Street shrines, and painted buildings, baskets of flowers, lucky red envelopes and lanterns in Chinatown.

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Bags of colour

I need some colour today after yesterday’s soft neutrals, plus it’s grey and wintry here at the moment and I’m dreaming of being somewhere brighter. So here’s some more inspiration from Chefchaouen, the blue Moroccan city. These sacks were lined … Continue reading

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