I have not spoken with you for a while...too busy with life...I am having trouble to find words at the loss of my friend and mentor photographer Jeff Lamb. I am glad to have known him. Paul
life is not a bed of roses nor a bed of scars we have to go alone on a long journey leaving behind what is not ours beyond the canvas of a soothing celestial sky beyond glittering stars a journey without loved ones a journey very hard but at the end of the journey at the feet of the maker lies a just reward what you see with your human eyes is paradise embedded in a graveyard jeff lamb shooting pictures of a angels courtyard sends you paul his very best regard
Sometimes and most of the time when I hand over my camera to someone to shoot me at an event and he fumbles and he has a tough time I think of Marziya Shakir my grand daughter 3 year old.
Marziya perhaps was lucky as she was born from the soul of a camera, the first time I met her when she made her appearance was the second day of her life I took her pictures and we clicked..cosmically and poetically.
And as she was my first grand child I shot every mood every nuance of her life her seconds her minutes her hours I had not done this with any of my three children , simply because I was an alcoholic and my poets soul was locked within the heart beat of an Old Monk.
So my quitting booze and Marziyas birth are synonymous , Marziya happened much later and through Marziya I learnt to walk by myself I was not a cripple anymore , she changed my life so I g…
Walking Pilgrimage Cross Maidan to Mount Mary, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. The All Mumbai Walking Pilgrimage to pray for peace will be held on Sat 26th Mar’11 starting at 10.30pm from Cross Maidan, Dhobitalao and terminating at Mount Mary’s Basilica, Bandra. Archbishop Oswald Cardinal Gracias will flag of the pilgrimage and Bishop Bosco Penha will celebrate the Eucharist. All lay faithful are invited to join. Please look up the notice board for details.
Sub: ALL MUMBAI WALKING PILGRIMAGE FOR PEACE (Twenty Third Year)
Greetings of Peace and Love in the Precious Name of Jesus and Mary!
We wish to inform you that the Annual ALL MUMBAI WALKING PILGRIMAGE FOR PEACE this year will be held on 26th March 2011, starting at 10.30 P.M. from Cross Maidan Dhobi Taloa and terminating at Mount Mary’s Basilica, Bandra(With Mass), at 5.30 A.M. His Eminence, Oswald Cardinal Gracias will bless and flag off the Pilgrimage. Bishop Bosco Penha will celebrate the Holy Eucharist.
We request you to kindly inform your contacts. We thank you for the cooperation you have being giving to us for the past several years.
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watching the homeless the hopeless as the darkness creeps he made a promise to his father a promise he must keep wipe away the tear as the soul of humanity weeps life second hand and cheap those battered brutalized building dream castles on a garbage heap into the brokenhearted soul of man he peeps as the blood from his hands his legs once again begins to seep wastelands purple haze acid rain in a single sweep