The sunflower leads a large and colourful life basking in the joy of the sun and the sometimes sadness of the rain in both equal and unequal measure. Seeds in the centre each one will grow to be large and colourful sunflowers in their own right. I too started as a seed but entering the fall of my own life I have come to reflect with fascination about how my different circles of friends and chosen family from all over the diaspora interact with each other. While the same yet subtly different find a kind of harmony by being part of my circle and in a way I am the sunflower in this particular image…. I'm reminded as much as I document the amazing lives of others I am also documenting my own.