A blank canvas is a vast expanse of possibilities. It is almost unbearable, but if I throw caution to the wind and leap into the nothing, all else falls away and I am. Pablo Picasso says: “The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.”
Archives for December 2014
In 2006, Baycrest teamed up with Scotiabank to begin an annual charity hockey tournament in Toronto. The tournament, called the Scotiabank Baycrest Pro-Am Tournament, raises funds to support Alzheimer’s research. It lasts three days and allows amateurs to play with and against a host of NHL pros.
Lying in the centre of the Mediterranean Sea, the Republic of Malta is one of the smallest and most densely populated countries in the world. Nevertheless, this popular island is home to beautiful harbour towns, glorious beaches, wonderful carnivals, magnificent festivals and a great club scene too.
in this elusive twinkle
there is awe
there is calm…..
there is a whisper,
an eternal flame
I love working with rust. You start out with grey iron drained in acrylic, and it’s not until a few days later through oxidation that you can see the final result, which is always surprising and out of my control.
Part 2 of the real story of the 2014 Franklin expedition that media outlets missed right after the discovery of HMS Erebus.
There is a lot of talk these days about the humane treatment of dogs. Being “humane” is a uniquely human pursuit by definition. We seek to be our best selves by doing our best for our dogs. But doing our best might not mean expensive dog food, long walks in the park, or the softest beds we can find. Being humane may be so much more simple than that.
For years, I have wondered if we could be getting it wrong when we assumed that x symptom meant y problem in every patient with autism. Maybe things were being lost in translation more often than we realized, because autism was its own language.
Without offering any distraction, the interior designer has artfully brought the red motif into the room in the most subtle and yet powerful way possible. The picture of the red double-decker bus in the black & white London fog suggests an exciting progress through history.
Scrooge felt that he had to steel himself against the harshness of the world. And, as he became wealthy, his fiancé found that he wanted a golden idol more than her. Cutting himself off from her love, he failed to realize that she hadn’t changed – no matter the state of the world.