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UFO sighting - and that's the truth...

Yes, its true, my father the late artist Bernard Safran drew a UFO in color on fine grey drawing paper in 1974 for the RCMP… 1,512 more words

Betty Safran Malyon

Tell me why...

A colleague once noted that her then teen-aged son had a complaint about the rules at his prestigious day school. Wikipedia, that on-line tool designed to make… 384 more words

John Updike

Fulham Library is getting a makeover!

As part of the refurbishment of Fulham Library, the reference library is getting a much-needed makeover.

As a listed building, the original fixtures and fittings will stay, but a splosh of paint and some new carpet will give a much needed facelift to this lovely reading room. 436 more words

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Cinco de Mayo... the beer industry's favorite holiday in the states

May 5, 1862.

It’s a day that will live in infamy. For the beer industry.

Many of us here in the states know the day by its more popular name, Cinco de Mayo. 228 more words


My browsing life

Note: I’m traveling for the next few days, so I’ll be republishing a few of my favorite pieces from earlier in this blog’s run. This post originally appeared on May 16, 2013. 867 more words


ECLIPSE: Enlightenment

Coinciding with the lunar eclipse on 4 April, and following the recent solar eclipse, David Faithfull’s ‘Moon draws Sun / Earth draws Moon’ has been projected onto the side of Castle Mill Works in Fountainbridge. 698 more words

Visual Arts

Modern magic

I love living at a time, and in a place, where I just have to point my finger and KAZAM! – magic happens. Take this evening, for example. 862 more words