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Resuscitate Your Soap

For bathing I like nice bars of soap made from olive oil and aloe. But lathering up my body wears them out and the bars quickly turn into slivers that jump out of my hand when wet.  That’s why I … Continue reading

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The Aesthetics of Transformation

Yesterday I finished mending the awning for our terrace pergola. It was not an enjoyable task but the awning is fundamental as I spend much of the morning (or at least would like to) at my terrace work table and … Continue reading

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My friend, Franca, recently shared an article by Goffredo Parise, Italian journalist (and companion of artist Giosetta Fioroni) entitled “Il rimedio è la povertà” (“The remedy is poverty”). The article attacks modern man’s addiction to consumerism.  Parise made a distinction … Continue reading

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Mending one’s faith in their fellowman

We are living in a time of great transition which often is very spOOKy. Watching TV news has become a source of anxiety because it’s an overdose of the Wierd and the Wicked. Being surrounded by so much negative energy … Continue reading

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front back I wish feelings could be mended as easily as a shirt. And with the same joy, color and quirkiness. on the beach of Lividia

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The Aesthetics of Mending.

Mending is a philosophy. And a measurement of value.  If something must be mended, it means it has been used, thus is useful.  Unfortunately, we have a tendency to look at much of what we own as being something disposable.  … Continue reading

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Mending as a form of Aesthetics

Celia Pym is an artist working with knitting and embroidery who darns to make art Celia Pym’s Socks Darning Clothes As an Art Form + False starts in turqoise, at UFO (Unfinished Object) a blog focusing in on unfinished knitting … Continue reading

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