Camera stories

Sometimes the best stories are told without words

Aurora Borealis

All good things must come to an end – this is our last Clew edition.We will end the Clew story with some encouragement along your expat way. We all encourage you to look for light, whichever shape or colour it might take. Many thanks for reading and following us; our pictures, writings, musings and expat experiences. […]

Carnival break

  Clew takes a Carnival break this week! Enjoy – whether you’re wearing a costume or ski wear, whether you’re on stilts or skis! Photos by Unni Holtedahl, Mardi Gras 2015

Making a living

Clew revives old posts for its 3rd anniversary this January. This is one of our first camera stories. Clew photographer Lisbeth Ganer tells the story of how some women around the world make a living…           Originally published on Clew in April 2013, revived -as it should be – in January […]

Bangkok: The Food

In a photo series,  Clew photographer Lisbeth Ganer will take you to Bangkok. People. Food. Culture. First the people. Now the food – because, in Bangkok, where there is people, there will be food: Bangkok food facts: Bangkok = street food. Check out some of the best streets and places for it here. You could […]

Bangkok: The People

In a photo series,  Clew photographer Lisbeth Ganer takes you to Bangkok. People. Culture. Food. People first:   The people of Bangkok are… …many – around 8.5 million and rapidly growing. By 2030, the population is expected to surpass 10 million and Bangkok will be a megacity. …young – about half of them under 20 …native Thais […]

Violet edition: Capturing winter

Clew’s recent colour musings have been leading up to this magnificent colour: Violet. Violet as in creativity, poetry, flowers, mystery, expectation…and Clew. Violet is Clew’s colour, and it is often regarded as the colour of wisdom and creativity. So our 3rd anniversary edition (already!) will revive some of our old words of wisdom and creativity. This is Clew photographer […]

RAW!

Sushi artists at work – captured by Clew photographer Lisbeth. Or… “I’m not making art, I’m making sushi.” – Masaharu Morimoto (the Iron Chef) “In Japanese sushi restaurants, a lot of sushi chefs talk too much.” -Masa Takayama (owner of 3 star Michelin restaurant Masa in Manhattan) “Kids are now eating things like edamame and sushi. […]

November Night

Let’s hang on to autumn before Christmas takes over. Let’s listen to autumn before it is silenced by frost. November Night Listen… With faint dry sound, Like steps of passing ghosts, The leaves, frost-crisp’d, break from the trees And fall. Adelaide Crapsey (1922) Clew, November 2015. Photos by Anje Kirsch, Müllerthal, Luxembourg. ©2015 Anje Kirsch

With a hint of cabbage and caramel

Even if you can’t detect the smell or taste of cabbage or caramel, wet dog or dried prune, skunk or sauerkraut – or bacon on burned toast, enjoying the many pleasures of wine is a privilege, as Clew photographer Lisbeth Ganer demonstrates in this series of wine photos from the Ribera del Duero wine district in […]

Autumn: Roads not taken

These autumn images perfectly accompany a poem we never tire of – and as expats, maybe we travel more roads than others . The Road Not Taken (Robert Frost) Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far […]