Kamal, the father of an eight-year-old girl who was fatally wounded along with his son Hamed (sitting at left on background), cries while being treated in a local hospital in a rebel-controlled area of Aleppo on October (Javier Manzano/AFP/Getty Images)
In a mud pool at the sea salt mines near Bourgas, Bulgaria locals gather. He applies the mud from the pool and then stands upright until it is dry only to take a dip in the nearby sea. Afterwards he gets a relaxing swim in the of water in the salt mine.
"So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls. Why doesn’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women?" ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe [ why, indeed? such a beautiful old woman here, and such a remarkable life. Harriet, you made your mark girl.
The Lovers - 60 cm x 80 cm Oil on canvas There is not much I can say about this painting except that it expresses a wish that my wife and I be able to grow old together. To me, there is more beauty in the couple holding hands than there is in the sunset.