Visual World

Autobiographical Project – “The Blonde Oiran”, Kyoto, Golden Week 2015

  My photographer was the funniest woman to work with, with an Osaka-Ben that was both funny and adorable. We worked well together and did the whole shoot in Japanese, which I`m very proud of considering 2 years ago I could barely speak a word! I was also surprised that they propped my real hair up as opposed to handing me a wig. I loved this...

Thought of the Day – Happiness!

  Be happy and free – dance around street lanterns barefooted if you want to!   © The Culture Cave 2011. All rights reserved

What are you reading?

With the decline of print media in today’s rapidly accelerating digital age, this photograph caught my eye as a statement of the world today, whether you choose to call it traditional, progressive or simply educational. It’s all relative to a place and its people. This Nepalese gentleman is reading a Kathmandu newspaper in Bhaktapur. As a writer in both digital and print media, I can honestly say that I remain unbiased in...

NEPAL – A Picture Speaks a Thousand Words

Matt Eagles from Macclesfield in Cheshire sent two photographs to the Culture Corner in response to “A Picture Speaks a Thousand Words.” I have to say I love the composition of both shots and Matt really manages to capture the spirit of Nepal and its people. He explains “I developed a passion for photography after a wonderful safari trip to Botswana, Zambia and Namibia in 2007 although I...