Monthly Archives: September 2015

Party Of One: Stephen Harper And Canada’s Radical Makeover

by Michael Harris, Viking, 2014, 576 pages. This is a thorough, muckraking exposition of the operations of the partisan, reactionary Harper government and its attempts to remake Canada through every manipulative tool possible during its mandate. They have carried out many egregious actions … Continue reading

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From the Internet – Free contemporary music .

I was viewing a 5-minute clip by the University of Maryland’s Art History program and at the end they gave credits for six pieces of music they had used. Digging a little deeper, I found the site called freemusicarchive.org. Their … Continue reading

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From the Internet – The digitizable past is found here !

Archive Org’s Site – something for absolutely everybody This  is a monster  resource for many, many amazing old things. Defintely worth exploring. It has kind of a quirky interface. Try using the general icons at top left, then selecting all and choosing … Continue reading

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From the Internet – Tom Gauld’s notebook Flickr pages

Cartoonist Tom Gauld’s Flickr Site. Quirky, brilliant, over the top sketch book imaginings, sections of illustrated books, postcards and more . . .  visit https://www.flickr.com/photos/tomgauld/albums Also Tom’s web site is at: http://www.tomgauld.com/index.php

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From the Internet – Amazing images every day

Daily images from ‘Out There’ with brief explanations providing links to related information. Various ways to browse this material. I like the calendar option. visit apod.nasa.gov

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Dancing with the Devil in the City of God

by Juliana Barbassa. Touchstone,2015. 308 pp. illus., index, map, bibliography. Juliana Barbassa was born in Rio de Janeiro, but grew up in several other lands. From the USA she felt drawn back to her country and city a few years … Continue reading

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