I have been doing all kinds of artwork for the past 20 years and hoped I would do more once I retired. I have some examples on my website and some resources for beginners. I have recently started experimenting with alcohol inks which allows for much freeer process. I occasionally sell my work at shows.… Read More My art work
In Aug 2018 the Hornby Island school burned down. So far the provincial government has not committed to replacing the full size gym that was used for many activities on the Island. There is a meeting on Hornby on June 20 with the School Board so we need to forward as many letters as possible… Read More Your help is needed to replace the gym on Hornby Island.
One of my favourite watercolour painters
via Margaret Atwood Teaches Creative Writing | MasterClass There is a two for one offer until Nov 29.
http://blog.oxfordseminars.ca/our-grad-talks-about-tattooing-and-teaching-english-in-china/ For anyone thinking about a new career teaching English as a second language with low barriers to entry and opportunities for travel, this article tells you how to do it.
Information overload The abundance of information on the internet can feel overwhelming at times. There is a tendency to spend a lot of time surfing the net and/or downloading files, editing files etc. once you are on-line As a result people can shut down from going online or else feel that it is too complex to use, especially… Read More The internet, cell phones and ipads for beginners.
Ok lets start by reading about it. Here is a list of books recommended by another blogger Pat Doyle. You can click on the link to open the link in Amazon.com or other sites where I found the book. Designing Your Life.by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans., 4 star. Based on the Design Thinking approach… Read More A review of books about retirement.
This article from the Wall Street Journal is a must read for Boomers who have had the longest life time exposure to devices and for anyone with children. What has not been reported is the effect of having these distractions at work. I wonder how it has impacted on productivity?