— La Jetée Stills

La Jetée (“The Jetty”) is a 1962 French science fiction featurette by Chris Marker. Constructed almost entirely from still photos, it tells the story of a post-nuclear war experiment in time travel. The film runs for 28 minutes and is in black and white. It won the Prix Jean Vigo for short film.

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— In the Wild

Am very drawn to these landscapes at the moment – I think its the sense of stillness/quiet that appeals!

 

Here we have Milford Sound in New Zealand …Hobbit Country!

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— The Town Mouse

In a neighbourly setting behind Lygon Street in Melbourne, this new bar/restaurant, created by ‘A Friend of Mine’ sets out to feel as if it could have been opened in any decade.

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— Griffith Observatory

When Griffith Jenkins Griffith purchased the land on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in 1882, he envisioned bringing a park of European grandeur to Los Angeles. The renowned industrialist and philanthropist, who had emigrated from Wales to the United States in his teenage years, sought to elevate the living quality of his adopted city by providing its residence with a ‘place to rest and relax’ away from the city. Today, Griffith Park is one of the largest urban parks in North America, spanning over 4000 acres; it covers the eastern edge of the Santa Monica Mountains.

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