Friday, 13 April 2007
It is a myth that pure friendship between a man and a woman is impossible.
This is my best friend Peter and we are in our 46th year of friendship!
We celebrate every 5 years with a meal at our favourite Japanese restaurant, just the two of us, well, I do bring Paul a bottle of Sake back…
We have a relationship which includes mutual trust, affection and respect.
We love each other's company, love talking to each other, share a good sense of humour, will disagree on political issues (hihi), consult each other for advice and are always there for each other in times of emotional or other need.
I love him very much and he holds a special place in my life and my heart.
Our friendship is so very precious, I wouldn’t trade it for any wealth!
He became a model so we were able to employ him regularly, he’s now a successful businessman.
He is still my favourite model, so often we’ll ask him to sit for us, trying out, yet again, something new.
Today’s portrait is one of a series I did testing a new black and white film, 50 asa.
It shows you the man, the good- and kindness, the essence.
This is ‘MY FRIEND’: a tribute to a fantastic human being.
Another long-time friend is Yvan, we've known each other since the early sixties.
I knew Ivan from when I was in my earlier teens, had a (secret) crush on him, liked the look of him and his white Jaguar sports car, not a new model, but one of those beautiful older sleek ones, with wood and red leather upholstery.
He didn't know me; I was far too young for him, just a skinny, spindly blond girl.
I found out he washed his car, lovingly, on a Saturday afternoon, strange how I always had to run errands and passed on my bicycle!!!
Much later, at one of his exhibitions, I told him, he was flattered and it became a running joke.
We always remained friends and were fortunate that both our partners also became friends...
I wish you all a ‘friendly’ day, and thanx for visiting, Magda (*_*)