Orange Crush

“There is no quality of sensation so bare that it is not penetrated with significance. But the dim little meaning which dwells within it, a light joy, a timid sadness, remains immanent or trembles about like a heat mist; it is colour or sound” Merleau-Ponty, The Phenomenology of Perception A sliver of clementine skin with a tapering…

The Martian Landscape of a Coarsely Sliced Beetroot

“The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The radish, admittedly, is more feverish, but the fire of the radish is a cold fire, the fire of discontent not of passion. Tomatoes are lusty enough, yet there runs through tomatoes an undercurrent of frivolity. Beets are deadly serious.” Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume

Two day decay (Rocket leaf)

“Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.” Albert Einstein A fresh rocket leaf from the fridge left for two days on the slide.