Archive | July, 2016

Two hands holding fizzing sparklers in the dark

Pairings

Originality is simply a fresh pair of eyes.” — Woodrow Wilson, 28th US President Modern Oats 5 berry is a nutrient-packed and antioxidant-rich, very, very berry blend of juicy blueberries, strawberries, cranberries, blackberries, and raspberries PLUS California almonds and pecans. You can go two ways with this breakfast or break fusion: find the flavour connection […]

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Two Rainbow Lorikeets "kissing"

French kissing and roasting

French Lesson #1 – French Roasting: One sunny summer afternoon back in July of 1789 a few overheated tempers on the outskirts of Paris scorched the Bastille, sparked the French Revolution and ever since that fateful day, coffee that is roasted just to the point before it catches fire is considered to be “French Roast.” Now you know! And unless your European History Major exam is […]

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William Scott's 1947 expressionist portrait of a boy, a bird in a birdcage and his mother.

To Paint the Portrait of a Bird

First paint a cage with an open door then paint something pretty something simple something beautiful something useful… for the bird then place the canvas against a tree in a garden in a wood or in a forest hide behind the tree without speaking without moving… Sometimes the bird comes quickly but he can just […]

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