One morning I awoke, and noticed the absence of the rocking movement of the vessel to which I’d grown accustomed. Shouts and cries assailed my ears and strange smells penetrated even through the miasma of our hold. The hatch opened and we blinked at the bright light, then staggered out of the vessel. With its hot sun and its palm trees, Jamaica was in some ways much like home.
No, three choices.
What are you?
Colonialist and colonized.
Both, and something all my own.
Leaving, I felt the awesome power of joy and love that defined his life – with none of the transitory, smoky mirrors of “stardom.” Suddenly, the gift he was giving us hit home: all things must pass; but, we’re still here. If there’s any good we can do, let it be now. Keep the music going!
It was my mother who passed on her love of music to me. She showed me that the magic of great music came from the heart. I learned that a terrific song has everything in balance: the tune, the words, and most importantly, a singer – capable of interpreting it for others.
I thrust my ticket at the volunteer and headed for the facilities, only to find that there was one single washroom at which a small line had already formed. It was big, lovely, and fully accessible—the kind with a button to open the door and another one to lock it. But it was the only one.
Art and literature are two of the most closely intertwined creative forms. As Leonardo da Vinci once said: “Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”
Zines remained popular through 2011 when they hit a mainstream high. In 2019, zines remain popular, but only to those who know they exist. The younger generations who grew up with Facebook and Instagram don’t know what they’re missing.
Alfred Freddy Krupa – born, 1971 – a dramatic, interesting and unpredictable artist. His first art lesson was with his grandfather, Alfred Krupa (Alfred Joseph Krupa, 1915– 1989), a Silesian Pole and a graduate of Krakow Academy of Fine Arts. Alfred Krupa Sr. was a Polish defender in World War II and found himself in […]
Whether it’s outfits for school, or day-to-day activities, or formal wear for weddings, trends change, and we have to stay on top of them if we want our girls looking Instagram ready!
The Vikings, or rather – Scandinavians of ancient times loved all kinds of games. Their sports and games practices are pretty extensively documented. It would appear that they had a number of leisure and entertainment activities that featured heavily in their societies.