Thursday, January 21, 2010

May....In January


Once again, darling May tried to persuade me to photograph anyone but May--yet I persisted. It was an unseasonably warm winter afternoon. Fortune was smiling upon us, and as we see in the news, that is nothing to take for granted. And May was making the most of a 70-degree January day in a vividly-coloured sleeveless sweater and animal-print skirt, both from a line called Etcetera (which you may recall, has a Columbia connection). Indeed, why not document this moment?

I was particularly intrigued by the large clock around her neck and asked if it was some sort of rap music-influenced accessory. She laughed heartily and shook her head: "This? It's a stopwatch, you silly man. I'm helping someone prepare a speech, and I've been timing him."

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