by Mackenzie Patel   Scandalously ripped black cloth. Revealing to the point that sexuality is suggested, but not explicitly screamed in one’s face. Beautifully holed, artfully disfigured. Of course, my fashionable world travelers, I am talking about fishnet stockings, those daring and punk leg candy that have had boys reeling since the late 1800s. I… Read More

by  Mackenzie Patel Hello all. I was muddling through all my pictures from my travels in the US and abroad, and I compiled a folder of the most unique/beautiful shots that reminded me of Europe. The pictures are lacking many people, and I tried to capture the natural essence and character of the places–enjoy! View… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel Hello Readers. I interviewed my father about his first job in the dangerous steelworks in England (c.1970). His answers were so interesting! Round Oak Steel Terminal 1. What company did you work for? “I worked for Round Oak Steelworks. It was in Brierly Hill in England. I started as an apprentice… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel This December, I was lucky enough to witness the bizarre and amazingly weird Art Basel exhibition in Miami. I traveled with my art history class from school, and we spent an entire Friday commuting to Miami (which took four hours), touring the Bass Museum and its outdoor exhibit, and finally wandering through… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel Hello word travelers! Here is a creative writing piece I wrote a few years ago about my adventures in Cinque Terre, Italy–enjoy! The beautiful town of La Spezia, Italy        We descend lower and lower into the bowels of the seaside cliff in a Volkswagen Jetta rental car and I… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel              This will probably be my last post about my adventures in Las Vegas; I have written about everything I saw, and to be honest, the debauched city of Las Vegas just wasn’t my cup of tea. While I was staying at Caesar’s Palace, the one interesting… Read More

by Mackenzie Patel In Treasure Island, Florida, local and international artists came together to create stunning sand sculptures on the wide expanse of bleached white sand. The event was officially celebrated November 19th through the 23rd, but over a blustery two months later, they are still standing (albeit a bit weathered and crumbling). Now in… Read More

by By: Mackenzie Patel Picasso, the most revered and well-known artist of the 20th century, takes Dali, the surreal maverick, head on in a new exhibition at the Dali Museum in downtown St. Petersburg. Jam packed with interesting images and thought-provoking comparisons, this exhibition is the first one in the world to compare the art… Read More