Saturday, July 24, 2010

Unlikely Pair

Candlelight & kelp

"The swaying and winding of kelp in the ocean currents has an entrancing, hypnotic quality that would be the envy of the most skilled Raq Sharqi dancer. Kelp seem like the ultimate Taoists, attaching to a rock with a holdfast and simply going with the flow. Most fascinating of all are the kelp forests where each species seems to be dancing to its own choreography..."

Enjoy more about kelp at Biology online


  1. What extraordinary images - both of them kind of yummy. (I think I'm salivating...?)

  2. It strikes me often to how when we place two apparently vastly different things side by side, they are more similar than they are dissimilar? I wonder if this isn't also true of people, cultures, ideologies, etc. . . ? I'm glad you find these images yummy, Pam! Thank you - L, C x

  3. Hmmm, Pam... I hadn't seen these as images that might make one salivate, but the more I look at them, the more I see brushetta with olive oil, roasted yellow capsicum and vine leaves. And now I'm hungry! L, C x