Dimitri Vasileiou • The Early Bird

You must have heard the expression “The early bird catches the worm”, or at least something similar, says Dimitri Vasileiou, depending the country you come from

I seem to have been going through a love affair with early morning light for the last couple of years. In general, I didn’t used to be an up-early person. My hectic working life always made me feel the need for some extra sleep, especially the late morning hours. For some strange reason my body seemed to relax and enjoy sleep much better during this time. I remember that, even when my kids were, well, kids (the youngest one is 23 now), and every Sunday morning they were looking for company to have breakfast together, my body just couldn’t handle it. The fact that I have always been self-employed and worked long hours doesn’t help either. And although resting for a bit longer during Sunday morning was probably good for my body, present day regrets are not good for the mind; I wish I had ...

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Dimitri Vasileiou is a highly acclaimed landscape photographer, writer and photographic workshop leader. A professional photographer for several years, he was born in Greece and currently resides in Scotland.

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