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Drawing 'Guernica'

Over the past few months I have been drawing a large multi-panelled version of Picasso’s Guernica. I saw the original painting as an undergraduate in the Prado in, I think, 1986. 191 more words

SD350 is Organizing Break Free LA to Support 100 Percent Clean Energy for the City

By Monica Prado

Images: Break Free 2016 – Mona Caron

Apr 25, 2016 (San Diego) – Three weeks from today, three chartered buses from San Diego will be heading up to Los Angeles taking participants to join… 366 more words

Art feast in Madrid

We have just returned from a few days in Madrid, a city I had visited on business before but had never explored as a visitor. It is a big, bustling city with lots to see and do, and with the urban core relieved by some wonderful gardens including the massive Parque del Retiro. 659 more words


Give Yourself Some Memories

A great way to learn about your country is to leave it.
~Henry Rollins

Last week I asked you to recall your first international trip; the responses I got were wonderful!

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16. The Ideal Husband

Summer 2015 – three big rows and a visit 

Before we got anywhere near Madrid, I remember Narcissa wondering aloud whether we would make it there without breaking up beforehand.  3,006 more words