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jacqueline-mitchell's picture
Jan.12.2014
I have been working very much over the holidays with Spirit on reflections, mirrors and understanding of self.   Sometimes I spend ages in other lives, recognising people that are in this one, for we all at times need to play the different parts to give ourselves understanding and growth....
rosy-cole's picture
Feb.19.2013
  Why do the charmed play hide and seek and flee the story in the wings, as if disporting on the stage could set alight the curtain fringe?   Illusion's limelight's highly prized and channelled sentiment extolled If structured context cramps the style, another's script makes players...
chris-dee's picture
Sep.08.2011
There is a reason the Renaissance began in Italy—and a reason I chose Rome, Florence, Venice and Fiesole to be the setting for much of Catwoman’s origin story Cattitude.  The Dark Ages were a bleak time to be alive.  The Medieval Church painted a picture of human beings as corrupt and...
sandra-f-carrington-smith's picture
Jun.10.2010
Masks are one of the most remarkable manmade creations used in rituals throughout recorded history, used by our ancestors to form a bridge between themselves and the Divine. Though in modern times the mask has a negative connotation of disguise with the intent to deceive, the ancient world...
nina-mukherji's picture
May.22.2010
 “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” Oscar Wilde Men and masks have shared a long and deep association, with masks having played a significant role in man’s journey through the ages. They have been an essential part of...
dk-christi's picture
Oct.28.2009
My girlfriend was in a dither because at last, this divorcee had a date.  He was a high school principal and a good catch for a young divorcee with a child.  The invitation was for a "Halloween Fest - Wear a Costume."  I had not worn a Halloween costume since I was a child breaking the...
farzana-versey's picture
Mar.30.2009
There was a loud sound from the bathroom. When I walked in, I saw a face staring at me from the floor, a face with a smile, a grin really, painted in lurid colours, kohl-eyes, the black curving upwards to the brow, lips orange and green patches on the skin. It was a mask I had bought several years...
lucy-coats's picture
Mar.05.2009
In an earlier post, I promised you Venice. La Serenissima. It has been and is still a place of endless fascination and inspiration to painters, sculptors, writers, filmmakers--the entire spectrum of creative arts in fact. I love its smallness, the way that getting lost in its twisting, shifting...
brian-mckee's picture
Sep.25.2008
Anger is insidious. It masks emotion and it can be masked by emotion. There are a few things I've learned about anger I'd like to share: Anger is not a base emotion. If you climb through the tree of emotions, seeking the root cause of a particular emotion, it will never be anger, it will always be...