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Things of the Week 4/24/17

Flipping Off Fish: My new favorite juvenile, guilty pleasure–this is an Instagram account. And the username pretty much says it all.

Reading rut: My habit of reading too many things at once has gotten so bad I’m barely reading anything at all. 460 more words

Things Of The Week

Scarlet - a history

A wandering and selective history of the colour scarlet.

This is my contribution to Light Grey Art Lab’s current exhibition “Color Anthropology“. The original is a scratchboard piece, with the colour added digitally. 61 more words


Rebel Belle, how about that?

I’m a feminist and I love Disney. There, I said it. Know who wouldn’t agree with me? Rebel Girls-founders of “goodnight stories for rebel girls.” No more princes, princesses or fairy godmothers they say, it’s all about empowering female astronauts, chefs, painters and so on. 630 more words


Fairy tales and Nightmares

We are dreaming with our eyes wide open. A dream within a dream …

The Sixth Dimension belongs to creation. It’s literally the only dimension where all future realities, or made up realities, exist all at the same time. 425 more words

The Marks We Leave Behind (the Ocean at the End of the Lane)

As it is well known I am a huge and unabashed fan of Neil Gaiman. I breathe for the man’s writing and imagination and sheer wit. 1,071 more words


An Avid Reader's Act of True Love

I have always been an avid reader, inhaling words like gulps of air after diving way, way down in the public pool. Reading comes as naturally as the breath, unconscious and ubiquitous. 534 more words


Egyptian Tales of Wonder - Part Two

As we learnt in part 1, the Westcar papyrus contained 5 tales, and was set in the court of king Khufu. The over-arching narrative of the stories being that the Pharaoh has tasked his sons with entertaining him by telling tales of wonder.   1,609 more words