Barbados truly is wonderful. It’s a special place because we married there in 2003, but it’s also a beautiful place that is affectionately called ‘Little England’.
If you read my earlier post, you’ll know that I learnt to scuba dive out there in 2008 so for most of the trip I was on a boat or under the water. However my favourite image from the trip (and my favourite image I’ve photographed, until last week) is this jetty in Speightstown.
The line of lamp-heads coming diagonally out of the top corner while the jetty itself comes out of the bottom corner, the azure blue sea and beautiful sky generate conceptual terms such as contemplation, freshness, idyllic, purity and relaxation.
The jetty ending just under the horizon then adds a further element of excitement, anticipation, beginnings and curiosity. This place could be anywhere and it has so many meanings for clients that it’s very commercial, and yet to me, it’s somewhere, as I’m sure it is to Louise who was with me when I took it. A memory of a place that we love and know we’ll return to again and again throughout our lives.
And if you need any further evidence that any God that exists would choose to live in this paradise, take a look in the clouds. The nose is directly above the end of the jetty and the hair ends on the ‘T’ of the copyright message. Puffing out the clouds. Do you see it now?
Paradise on earth.