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Waxahachie Plein Air Wanderings

The sun never knew how great it was until it struck the side of a building.

Louis I. Kahn

Maybe I am not very human – what I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house. 588 altre parole

When a quote moves mountains (or inspires you to cross an ocean, moving away from the mountains*)

I am a big fan of inspirational quotes. Back in early 2012, as I was making preparations to move to Sydney yet harboring a few small doubts (variations of “Am I doing the right thing?” mostly), a friend sent me this one (which has been usually attributed to Goethe). 223 altre parole


Faust, Sort of...

This is Frank Castorf, aafter all. Yes, a weird way to spend Easter weekend…

“In ihren scharfen Zügen hat sich endlich auch das Weibliche vom ewig Weiblichen befreit. 35 altre parole


A book is always a good idea.

So nice to spend a “sunny-sunday” morning reading in the park.

“The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.”

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Ignorance of One's Ignorance is Dangerous

A recent New York Times op-ed was entitled, “When the President is Ignorant of His Own Ignorance.”  Thomas Edsall was addressing Trump’s arrogant assumption that he is always “in the know” and does not need anyone’s advice.  574 altre parole

Republican Party

Exhibition Launch, Sibanthontisele

‘Sibanthontisele – An Exhibition Launch by Owen Maseko’

Date of Exhibition Launch: Wednesday 12 April 2017

Time: 7.00 p.m.

Venue: Goethe Institut Auditorium Maendeleo House, Monorovia Street Nairobi… 277 altre parole


Gete = Goethe in Russian : the April 2017 Slavonic item(s) of the month

In the last couple of weeks, we have taken delivery of a wonderful new addition to our collections: the earliest published Russian translation of Goethe’s… 656 altre parole

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