Monthly Archives: July 2022

The Naked Truth and More

I have to admit that I was a poor student of William Shakespeare’s work while I was in secondary school. Over the years, I have come to appreciate the brilliance of his writings, but I was not aware of the … Continue reading

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Whitman on writing

“The secret of it all, is to write in the gush, the throb, the flood, of the moment…to put things down without deliberation…without worrying about their style…without waiting for a fit time or place. I always worked that way. I … Continue reading

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Comics Join The Classics

Joing the likes of Ivanhoe, David Copperfield, and The Great Gatsby, a series of Marvel comic books have united with Penguin Classics family. The Marvel Collection retraces the origins of favorite comic book superstars. The collection of stories reintroduces The Amazing Spider-Man, Black … Continue reading

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Self-Portraits (with and without hats)

Vincent Van Gogh was known to have painted over 30 self-portraits between the years 1886 and 1889. That is until this week when it was revealed that a hidden self-portrait by the artist has been discovered behind one of his … Continue reading

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Our Own Digital Voyages

Wikivoyage: is a down the rabbit hole website for anyone jonesing to travel.  It’s worth a visit the next time you’re thinking about traveling somewhere or just daydreaming about an adventure. Wikivoyage is Wikpedia but for travel, a communuty-editable database … Continue reading

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Land Art Leaves a Big Footprint

Close to Mongonissi Bay on the Greek island of Paxos, you’ll find this 1000 square meter land art project. It is a huge print of a boot. The artwork, called Footprint , was created by the Greek artist The Krank. It is … Continue reading

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Drink coffee at cafes and write about stuff

Support the comic on Patreon! Corey Mohler creates this terrific philosophy themed webcomic Existential Comics.

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A Window on the World

The Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves has created a stunning project titled “Windows of the World.” The impressive collection of urban photos captures the idiosyncratic personality of each European city that he visits. You can see the entire project and … Continue reading

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To Live Deliberately

Writer, philosopher, and naturalist Henry David Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817, in Concord, Massachusetts. Associated with the Concord-based literary movement called New England Transcendentalism, he embraced the Transcendentalist belief in the universality of creation and the primacy of personal … Continue reading

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