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Happy Little Keys.

There are many ways to paint a picture. Georges Seurat (1859-1891) often used brush strokes in a technique called pointillism.

The modernist painting (below) by Tom Sulcer, using a technique similar to that of Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), employs the same colors that Seurat used, but the message it communicates is entirely different. 455 more words

Craft Books And Why We Need Them

Hello, hello!  A few days ago, I was bored and skimming through Facebook when I came across a friend’s post about how she had finally gotten back to writing after a pretty long break.  670 more words


Quote of the day

Oh, the illusion of choice in the modern world – don’t get me started. But don’t you agree that the Internet has softened our brains and made us forget that ‘choice’ used to mean something different from selecting options from menus? 8 more words


May 31 in history

1279 BC – Rameses II (The Great) (19th dynasty) became pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.

526  A an earthquake in Antioch, Turkey, killed 250,000.

1223 Mongol invasion of the Cumans: … 818 more words


Review of 'Cat Out of Hell' by Lynne Truss

You know me.  I can’t resist anything with the word cat in the title.  My own pussycat, now sitting on my lap, in the minute space between me and the computer, can’t either.  622 more words

Book Review

Teaser Tuesday: Watchmen

Like a spinning gyroscope, the Wheel of Time has turned to Teaser Tuesday. 267 more words


Teaser Tuesday: Eats, Shoots & Leaves

Like a coconut cake in a rotating cake stand, the Wheel of Time has turned to Teaser Tuesday. 271 more words