brian ferry is a lawyer by day who spends most of his spare time with a camera in hand. he lives in brooklyn, NY and likes cooking, eating + drinking, good music and taking photographs. he is currently involved in a torrid love affair with film, and he blogs about this and other things at the blue hour.
on the nightstand:
- netherland by joseph o’neill
- the sailor from gibraltar by marguerite duras
- the summer shack cookbook by jasper white
- the new issue of monocle magazine
- cold-brewed iced coffee, taken outdoors
- madras button-downs
- dark and stormys
- the kinks+
what inspires you about summer?
the deep greens everywhere, porch-sitting, visiting the farmer’s market, berries at breakfast, lunch and after dinner, sea salt air, the twinkle of party lights strung outdoors, summer thunderstorms, and the way the streets in new york city come alive.
what are three constants in your day?
- running late
- burt’s bees lip balm in my pocket
- listening to NPR+
what’s your idea of a perfect summer evening?
friends, a game of bocce or croquet, a grilled dinner outside, cold drinks, the sound of cicadas and if we are lucky, some night swimming.