Journal

The rose city of Petra

Situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea and inhabited since prehistoric times, the rock-cut ‘rose city’ was the capital of the Nabatean Empire from around the 1st Century BC. During the Roman times it became a major trade centre for the incense of Arabia, the silks of China and the spices of India, a crossroads between Arabia, Egypt and Syria. Petra is half-built, half-carved into this vibrant red sandstone and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges.

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Artists who influence my work

Spending a lot of time finding and admiring artwork online, inspiration from digital artists plays a massive role in my own work. As a creative trying to navigate through my own artistic journey and finding a 'style' which I feel best transports the messages I want to communicate, I take influence from artists whose techniques tell the stories I also want to convey. 

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Sushi & Sakura

I’ve wanted to go to Japan ever since I was a little girl. This year, that dream was finally fulfilled. Cherry blossom season starts from the end of March to early April and there is only a short period where you can find the flowers in full bloom. It was always my wish of visiting the country at the height of the season and I’m thankful to say that I definitely hit the mark; as my wonderfully pastel pink photos show. For two whole weeks, I was able to immerse myself in Japanese culture and spend time relaxing on the other side of the world – a much needed escape from reality, where I could go off grid for a little and be present in my surroundings. 

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