Some may say that Henry Burden was born with a horseshoe up his derriere. While horseshoes figured prominently, this self made millionaire owed more to hard work and inventiveness than to luck.
Archives for April 2014
Australia’s sunshine state, with habitats which range from desert and savannah to temperate and tropical rainforest, mangroves and mulga, is a birdwatchers paradise.
Some 815 bird species call Australia home, with more than 630 of them found in habitats across Queensland.
“Everyone has the ability to create art. Art is personal expression, it can take you on a journey or give you joy. Art is your voice, it is music and poetry, all mixed in the paint and laid upon the canvas.”
Sometimes it takes an outsider’s point of view to make you realize how good you actually have it. Sit back and enjoy your country.
In the past decade or so, Clicker Training has become increasingly popular. But a clicker is not the only way to use marker signals in your training. Using a marker can make your training time with your dog more effect and more fun! Check out the benefits of this wonderful training tool and see for yourself. You might be surprised.
New York’s Times Square has been painted over by a glib facade that denies the possibility of desire in a part of the city once synonymous with sin, but the people who linger there now suggest another layer of meaning beneath the glitter of the video screens, another world waiting at the crossroads.
Built in 1894 to replace a home that suddenly burnt to the ground one night, Elkington House at Oak Park is one of Cowichan Valley’s best kept secrets. It’s also one of our most beloved treasures.
My desire is to create paintings that have many focal points. Colours, shapes and patterns that are a feast for the eyes and keep one captivated for long periods of time discovering and re-discovering subtle nuances in the rhythm of the piece.
Here a desperate combat ensued with both men slightly wounded but neither gaining the advantage until Burden’s sword snapped off at the hilt. The Laird of Feddal “expecting to be instantly stabbed to the heart, sprang back and bared his chest to his foe.”
The Poets – Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, Adrianne Rich – sat in the poet’s chair and spoke their poems and rhymed and sang their poems to men and women who clapped or snapped, who thanked the poet for the words.