This year, we will all take a passeggiata (weather permitting) on Friday and Saturday evening after supper. “Fare una passeggiata” means to “take a stroll,” but it’s a very special kind of stroll. A passeggiata is an evening ritual partaken by the denizens of countless Mediterranean towns. Essentially, the whole town puts on their nice clothes and heads for the main street, where they slowly stroll up and down in groups, collecting and exchanging information about the news, prices, fashion, food, and “oh did you notice that Benedetta turned away from Luigi as he passed, are they on the outs?” This daily oiling of the social wheels is…
A time-lapse satellite view of Earth, 1984-2012. The link below is centred on Toronto, but you can look anywhere in the world. Check out the links below as well for pre-set spots of interest (e.g., Dubai construction, glaciers receding, Aral Sea drying up).
I saw this T-shirt in Florida. The owner displayed it proudly for photographing. Found by Franca Leeson. Franca will co-present the session Youth, Adult, Elder at Mindcamp this year.
Some quotes of Kazuaki Tanahashi. He is a Japanese calligrapher who specializes in “one stroke” paintings. Apply as needed 🙂 — A friend of mine picked up a painting I had thrown into the garbage. He said, “What’s the problem with this piece?” I said, “No problem” “Then why did you throw it away?” I said, “A painting has to …
When you learn about divergent thinking at ACRE in South Africa, helps comes from some unexpected places. ACRE 2012 – Monkey Invasion from Mindcamp Canada on Vimeo.
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