+ A poem on my feelings about travel: What is it about planes, trains, boats, and cars that becons me so? Why when I book that ticket to a far off land my hear is heigher then a jet plane? Born traveler, you say? I have tasted the wine of wander. The rush of a foreign winds, the […]

personal: getting ready for europe!

Guess what? I am headed out to Europe tomorrow! Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkkkkkkkkkkkkk!!!! I am going with the photography school where I have attended classes, and cooked for students. We are doing a photo tour of England and France (!!) And for a few days after my friend and I will be going back to Italy for a […]

travel via taste buds: tea and digestives

  Do you have a favorite food that triggers a wonderful memory? A big trigger for me is British tea (fixed of corse in the Englidh style: with sugar and milk) and Digestives. My Sister and Brother-in-law just got back from a trip to England, and they brought me back some (!!!). I am savoring them for as long as I can. […]


Florince, you were wonferful. I loved you very much. Your leather markets made my heart go pitter-patter, your markets made me sigh deep down, and your beautiful land made my soul new. Thanks for a wonderful two days with you. Ciao for now Tuscany. This concludes the Italy posts, thank you all for looking over […]

Cinque Terre

Oh Cinque Terre! I miss you! You and all your wonderfulness that you shared with me. Thank you for being you, I love you just the way you are. You are one of the best places in the world! Cinque Terre is made up of 5 small towns nestled on the coast of Italy… Beautiful. Just to […]

the colosseum

I couldn’t just incorporate images of The Colosseum in with other pictures of Roma. The Colosseum deserves a whole post in-and-of-it’s-self. The most moving place I have been thus-far, the history that comes from this place is overwhelming. Being in a place where I could have been in the center of the ring, facing my own lion, if I had just […]


I am Madey Edlin. I am changing the world via food and film. I live in the foothills of Oregon in Portland, Oregon. I am  17 18 19 years old.  By day I am a college student/barista, by night a photographer and food stylist. I long for the day when I may go into food photography full […]