The featured image is kind of timeless – it could have been taken in my childhood decades ago. Isn’t it comforting that digitalization is not yet everywhere. Today’s children still experience how it feels to have a piece of chalk in your hands and the fun to leave your traces on the ground, though temporary.

And the image also speaks of children’s imagination and creativity – in particular when you look at the place they live.
01 ordered pins

The lamps look like over-dimensional pins stuck into the green grass, nature’s fabric waiting to be sewed together. In the background are the boxes, into which modern life is tucked away.

And yet there is individuality – and if it is only hanging the laundry over the balcony.
02 individuality

The neighboring building is a bigger box

03 anonymity

and even a closer look cannot find much individuality outside.
05 identity


Written by bihua

I worked and lived in Baku in Azerbaijan since September 2012 and started the blog "Life in Baku". End of August 2015 I moved to Rennes in France with the 365 project in my new blog "Life in Rennes".

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