2017 has arrived and all the uncertainty about change has arrived as well. So far its a quiet beginning. I sit looking out on a cold morning with the sun… Read more 2017 A Year That Begins With Some Uncertainty →
Finished a couple of books last week. One I had been looking forward to was the new one by Geraldine Brooks “The Secret Chord” the story of King David. I was a tad disappointed in this … Source: Books I’ve recently read
Finished a couple of books last week. One I had been looking forward to was the new one by Geraldine Brooks “The Secret Chord” https://www.amazon.com/Geraldine-Brooks/e/B000APM13Y the story of King David. I… Read more Books I’ve recently read →
High in the Andes Mountains above the Urubamba River Valley in Peru is the hidden city of Machu Picchu.
The holidays are upon us and for some people it seems they are a race to be run. I propose we slow down and take the time to enjoy the season.… Read more Life Lesson #300 →
As an independent artist I tend to branch out in a number of artistic directions. This keeps my creative spirit alive and it opens opportunities to explore new avenues. Its important… Read more Fundamental Art →
Summer starts out with such promise, all bright and shiny with so many things to do like gardening, water sports, hiking, biking. They are fun but by the middle of August my interest starts to… Read more Time To Reboot →
Grimalkin Studio recently came upon a great series that gives us a glimpse of where we came from, Waldemar Januszczak’s landmark BBC4 series “The Dark Ages – An Age of Light”. It’s a four part series that traces the artistic contributions of the Dark Ages. Part I, “The Clash of the Gods”, traces the emergence of Christianity as an artistic force incorporating and replacing the Classical, pagan influence. Part II, “What the Barbarians Did for Us”, presents the barbarian Vandals, Goths and Huns as something more than warriors, invaders and destroyers by… Read more The Age Of Light →