The Spring after my Dad passed, I was at the cemetery putting flowers on his grave. A Dragonfly landed on the flowers I just put out. I put my hand next to it and it jumped to my hand. I held it for a few seconds until it flew off, circled around me, and landed back on the flowers. I can't help but believe it was my Dad letting me know he was there
Around 2,500 Drokpas live in three small villages in a disputed territory between India and Pakistan. The only fertile valley of Ladakh. The Drokpas are completely different– physically, culturally, linguistically and socially – from the Tibeto-Burman inhabitants of most of Ladakh.
Poem to London: Held in one of London's most iconic landmarks, The Cloisters in Westminster Abbey, the Cruise 2017 collection was Alessandro Michele’s ode to British culture and aesthetics. Flowers from English gardens were on diaphanous silk chiffon dresses and embroidered onto bags; King Charles Spaniels appeared on check skirts, and the Union Jack in sweatshirts and metallic loafers.
Lesson at Museum of Floral Culture, Bangkok Thailand: learning how to tie Dokkha (Fabricated flowers made from petals, held together by a thin thread, forming a lotus-like bud). Tapioca stem, Orchid petals and Jasmine. 2014. Photo: Jess Dare.