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Happy Birthday Marcel Duchamp!

Marcel Duchamp is 127 years young today. Born in France on July 28, 1887, Duchamp would become one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, leaving a lasting legacy on par with those of Picasso, Matisse, and Warhol. 494 more words


A lesson

A wonderful post on self-reflection.

Post: http://whispersfromgreece.com/2014/04/23/a-lesson-learned-on-easter/

That sometimes our antipathy towards others, is truly a reflection of the antipathy we carry for ourselves.

Take time to reflect on the things you have an aversion towards, for they may have already become you. 9 more words


The Collision of Harmony and Chaos

Site: http://whispersfromgreece.com/2011/06/29/the-collision-of-harmony-and-chaos/#jp-carousel-1083

Happened upon this site a small while back.  Actually…it somehow found me.   Ever am I so glad.  This is a beautiful blog.  You can tell Mellissa really appreciates the beauty and truth of and in the world. 60 more words

Ancient Greece

Timbergetters, Forebears, Water and BOTS

When we had the farm we became interested in the history of the area and soon realised that my forebears were instrumental in the upstream country where logging the timber with the bullock teams was the main activity. 692 more words

Irene Waters

Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic

The word relic originates in English from around the 17th century coming from the old French relique which in turn came from the Latin reliquiae and of course means an object, person or thing that has survived from an earlier time. 282 more words


The Decameron: A small introduction...

The Stories of the Decameron

The Decameron begins with the flight of 10 young people (7 women and 3 men) from plague-stricken Florence in 1348. 258 more words