[minute] Coffee With D

Remember {Midweek Monochrome}, the black-and-white photographs I once made a habit of? I don’t like habits; I always cut them short. I stopped Midweek Monochrome when it felt like they were becoming routine. Why I boxed myself into black-and-whites, I don’t know. I don’t like being boxed in; in the same way I don’t like sleeping in the middle bunk of a sleeper train. Claustrophobic.

[minute]
(noun) a period of time equal to sixty seconds or a sixtieth of an hour.
(adjective) extremely small.

I want to do photo posts, but without a monochromatic cloud hanging over my head. Mostly, they’ll be photos off my iphone, and as they come. Photos of the little ordinaries that I want to freeze and keep.

So, here’s [minute]. Think of it as you will: a sliver of a few seconds; an extremely small fragment of my day.

I’ll start it off with good coffee. A rich Colombian blend, for those of you who like details. The red leaf is a gift from Chotto-ma. The madeleines are shop-bought. And for no reason at all, D and I are talking in whispers.

13 thoughts on “[minute] Coffee With D

  1. Yes, I know what you mean, Emma – anything pegged to a specific day of the week can get demanding sometimes. So, the idea is to keep this series as random as a [minute] of my day is πŸ™‚

  2. such an interesting concept !! you know there are times i am so drained out that i open the blog, think about what to write and close it. this is so interesting, and that leaf πŸ™‚ adorable ! I think i have one of Keyas pink clips in my wallet !

  3. Sulagna – eto din por ei note ta peye bhalo laaglo πŸ™‚ Happy you like the concept! This photo, especially, is very typical of our day. And yes, also very typical are clips in my wallet! πŸ™‚

  4. I am coming here after a long time.. Have been reading some of your latest posts and just love the calmness in the way you write. The pictures and the stories are so intertwined.. Your writing puts into words the story that your picture tells..

  5. Vishakha, thanks for such lovely words πŸ™‚ And for dropping by. You're probably right – this is my calm space, and I can only write in when the day has slowed down and time isn't running πŸ™‚

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