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“On grass, it can be the small things that decide a match. —tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki.

Photo: “I Believe I Can Fly.” ©2012 Tatiana Vdb (License: CC BY 2.0).
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“We were saying that being a woman is a revolution in society.” —Patricia Rodriguez of the Mujeres Muralistas of San Francisco.

“Girl‘s Future Careers” by Patricia Rodriguez. Mural. Balmy Alley, San Francisco. ©1990 Franco Folini, CC BY-SA 2.0
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“I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals…” —Roland Barthes.

“Arizona Rip-Rap. Used to stabilize the banks of the wash.” ©2008 Patrick Dockens. License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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“Without memory we cease to be human beings.” —Ivan Klima in Lahti, Finland, 1990.

“Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The Forks, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.” ©2014 Robert Linsdell. License: CC BY 2.0.
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“With a generative piece, you set a machine going and it makes itself…the act of listening is the act of composing.” —Brian Eno, describing generative music.

Michael Hansmeyer, “Subdivided Column,” 2010. Photo ©2014 Aaron Muszalski. License: CC BY 2.0.
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“Everything starts from a dot.” —Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky, 1866 – 1944.

Wassily Kandinsky, Composition VII, 1913. Image source: Wikimedia Commons.
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“I wish to blur the firm boundaries which we self-certain people tend to delineate around all we can achieve.” —Hannah Höch.

Hannah Höch, Schnitt mit dem Küchenmesser DADA durch die letzte weimarer Bierbauchkulturepoche Deutschland, 1919. Image source: Wikimedia Commons.
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“Wasabi and Jōruri are praised by your crying.”

“Bunraku No. 2” ©2009 Ivan Fourie. (License: CC BY 2.0)
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”…I believe the Magdalenians thought exactly as we do today.” —John Robinson. http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/france/bison-tuc-d-audoubert/index.php

“Rudolph Mine, Turda Salt Mine.” ©2009 Tim Honeyball. License: CC BY-ND 2.0.
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“Monet is only an eye, but my God, what an eye.” —Paul Cezanne.

“Claude Monet: Water Lily Pond, 1900.” ©2009 Kent Baldner. License: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
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Just a dude, hard at work, unleashing forces beyond control.

“Diode inventor, Lee de Forest, at a radiotelephone transmitter.” ©2010 Tekniska museet. License: CC BY 2.0.
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Arts. Culture. Diversity. Publishing. Humor. History. Art History. Some opinions.
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Toronto, ON
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White Rock, BC - Vancouver, BC - Kamloops, BC - Valemount, BC
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RECIPE: Strawberry-lime-ginger Hot Lemon Tea
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A fruit-filled, gingery lemon drink for cold and flu season. Customize and enjoy!

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Japanese road camps: Laying groundwork for a project
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Two cross-Canada train trips, lots of tense negotiating, worn-out shoes, and dragging around of enormous bags. Constant sense of frustration

Desk of L. Riding
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Here at my desk I spend time wondering “what’s interesting?” And then, “what’s inspiring?”

Japan in 1983
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I got this game over twenty-five years ago. It was totally unavailable in Canada at the time, as far as I knew. My parents brought it back f

Not a commentary about today, three days ago or...
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Not a commentary about today, three days ago or any day in particular. I scripted it a month ago, drew it a week ago, and found an excuse to

Mashup of multiple eras alert. These characters...
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Mashup of multiple eras alert. These characters are supposed to inhabit the 1930s but other eras have crept in. Think of it as a vertical sl

If a city is truly taking its art seriously, it...
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If a city is truly taking its art seriously, it might not be a bad idea to reckon for audience impact and provide associated counseling serv

…the invasion of students that takes place in the...
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…the invasion of students that takes place in the Fall. Yep. Back and forth they go, traveling tremendous distances between their schools an

This one is really a jam. It was drawn at the...
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This one is really a jam. It was drawn at the Toronto Comic Jam. Ideas not all mine. Some of the drawings not mine, either :-]

My Dad owned one of these vehicles for a while,...
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My Dad owned one of these vehicles for a while, amongst other mechanical treasures. We all piled in for a snowy drive across the creek and u

I wanted to do something for World Suicide...
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I wanted to do something for World Suicide Prevention Day :-). The idea of migrating geese leaving, and then eventually returning, is uplift

Back to the 30s to visit wise guy and bowtie...
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Back to the 30s to visit wise guy and bowtie again. On the way I learned a bit about Jimmie Rodgers, who was famous for yodeling, and who ha

A few dog days of summer left. I wonder if Ontario...
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A few dog days of summer left. I wonder if Ontario squirrels hurl acorns like B.C. squirrels hurl fir cones? Don’t know, so I’ll keep an eye

Bats are pretty peculiar animals in comparison...
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Bats are pretty peculiar animals in comparison with other animals. It’s like their features were thrown in a bag, jumbled around, then reass

The Amazing Red Crab Migration in Christmas Island
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Christmas Island is a small Australian island in the Indian Ocean, 2,600 kilometers northwest of the city of Perth, that is home to many spe

Salmon dried the traditional way is delicious, but...
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Salmon dried the traditional way is delicious, but you have to REALLY like salmon. :-) Many years ago, some people of quite different cultur

Second roundel graphic experiment. If you’re in my...
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Second roundel graphic experiment. If you’re in my circles over on Google+, you’ve had a legit preview of this one already! I think some hav

I photoshopped. >:-[ Well, admittedly I always do,...
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I photoshopped. >:-[ Well, admittedly I always do, when I colour and add type (typefaces courtesy of the amazing Blambot). A lot of webcarto

A short subseries on creativity. Day-to-day I find...
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A short subseries on creativity. Day-to-day I find myself bemused by a variety of inquiries and observations, many of which are difficult to