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Angus & Julia Stone performing at Casino de Paris in 2014. Sounds great

Sounds Like I want to hear more Angus & Julia Stone

Angus & Julia Stone performing at Casino de Paris in 2014. I found Angus and Julia Stone by chance when the algorithm for youtube introduced me, as soon as I heard them I wanted to hear more, now I’ve listened to their entire catalogue and enjoy every song. Sounds like I want to hear more of these […]

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Michelle Kuen Suet Fung

Just Hanging Out…

I had that feeling, upon entering the second hand store, that there was something in there I needed to find. It was a glorious Saturday in March and a little framed print caught my eye, on one of the lower shelves of a tightly packed array, when I went to the trouble to bend down, […]

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Scott Adams the Dilbert Creator on Trump

One of the great inspiration for me lately was finding out about Scott Adams, the cartoon artist and creator of Dilbert. Not only is his cartoon excellent but he’s on a great youtube channel where he expounds about the persuasion techniques that President Trump is using in his speeches and tweet storms etc… Scott Adams […]

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revolution of the mind

The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

 The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality, forces us to rethink our economic models. Where do we go from here? In this feature-length documentary, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin lays out a road map to usher in a new […]

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Emily Carr Indian Church 1929

Indian Church by Emily Carr

Mar is short for Mary Anne, or so my Mom tells me so. Mar was born in 1935 and became my mother in 1961. She’s the most amazing soul, always seeking things that others have overlooked. Recognizing value in art with an eye for style and a natural tendency to discover treasures. Mar finds art […]

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John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow has Left the Meat Space

John Perry Barlow (JPB) was an inspiration, he was my hero. I will never forget that he answered the phone for me once and he was in London and getting a back massage, late in the evening. His voice was changing as he spoke, from the pleasure he was receiving but he had the decency […]

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Vander Zalm blows the whistle on Geo-engineering

Bill Vander Zalm and the Shocking Truth about Geo-engineering

by Bill Vander Zalm – August 14, 2013 We’re told that “Global Warming”, now conveniently called “Climate Change”, is a threat to Agriculture and therefore an issue of National Security. As a National Security issue, whatever they do to combat climate change, can be kept out of the public domain. For years, many people have […]

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Stravinsky and Pablo Picasso collaborated on Pulcinella in 1920. Picasso took the opportunity to make several sketches of the composer.

Stravinsky by Picasso

Igor Stravinsky (5 June 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor. He is widely considered one of the most influential composers of the 20th century. Stravinsky lived a remarkable life, during the most amazing era, among the most fascinating people but we may have never known about it, were it not […]

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Garota_de_ipanema - The Girl from Ipanema

The Girl from Ipanema

Brazil enjoys the largest recording industry outside of the United States, so the number of brilliant artists and the wide variety of genres (most people have never heard of), is truly staggering. The first time I’d ever hear this beautiful language was by vinyl record, as my father had a huge jazz collection, and even […]

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Lions Gate Bridge - Born under a lucky star

Born under a Lucky Star

I was born under a lucky star, or so my Dear Old Mom tells me. She was born of Irish immigrants to Canada, who taught her to always look on the bright side of life, with a good dose of chin-up and carry-on when things didn’t go as planned. She and my Dad taught me […]

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