Category: Inspiration

02 Dec

Burn for no reason, like a lantern in daylight

From the Free Will Astrology Newsletter: LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): “I burn for no reason, like a lantern in daylight,” writes poet Joseph Lease. I think that’s a succinct formulation of one of your central issues, Leo. Burning for no reason, like a lantern in the daylight, can be the cause of either failure or […]

16 Nov

Ten Wonderful Things From the Weekend

1. Taking the train to Seattle and enjoying the beautiful view from the window. I saw about a million different bird species flying, gliding, or bobbing in the water as we went past. 2. A relaxing Friday afternoon spent in the Turkish Baths at the Banya 5 Spa in Seattle. 3. A long long afternoon […]

04 Nov

Vancouver Art: The Sultry World and The Red Thread

I have two shows for you featuring the colour red. One is past and the other is upcoming. Centre A Gallery was hosting Norico Sunayama’s live installation of A Sultry World for only two days last week, so I made sure I got myself down there to see it. The idea is relatively simple, a […]

29 Oct

Collecting Materials

My interest in collage and altered books has compelled me to become a scavenger. When I am wandering around outside I am always on the lookout for interesting bits of natural materials, like the above acorn caps I found the other day as I walked back to work after an errand. I pick up things […]

21 Oct

The Return of the Red Umbrella

Five Wonderful Things: 1. Picking up my red umbrella from The Umbrella Shop on Broadway where I’d taken it for repair, and finding out they fixed it for FREE. (Buy an umbrella there because they are awesome!) 2. Getting starting on altered book number five. 3. Creating a button design to submit for the upcoming […]

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