Monthly Archives: July 2011

MY WISHLIST FROM THE TOAE

Piece by Dave Hind at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit. Celebrating 50 yrs. DAVID HIND I have loved Dave’s work for years and someday I will have a wonderfully large room as well as the $$$ to afford one of his massive pieces – like the ones of cityscapes with trees that eclipse the rest [...]

OBSCURE COVER SERIES #2

The Sundays cover of The Rolling Stone’s ‘Wild Horses’ – maybe not so obscure for the those into the indie / alternative music scene back in the early 90s. Such a lovely cover. Enjoy! L. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to [...]

CAN TORONTONIANS DO MORE TO SUPPORT LOCAL ART & DESIGN?

Fist by amazing ceramic artist Julie Moon. In Toronto we have so many great artists and furniture designers. Why am I not seeing their work in everyone’s homes except for the homes of other starving artists and struggling designers? I was viewing a high end house featured on “Toronto Life’s” site today and although the [...]

NOT SO OBSCURE COVER

This is  such a well known cover that many people probably don’t even know it is a cover due to the popularity of k.d lang’s version of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’. No matter who sings this song it is stunning but when k.d lang sings the song it takes on more dimension and the resonance of [...]

SITE SPECIFIC ART

July 2, 2011 – 4:46 pm

Just past the Humber Bridge, Toronto. Back in Uni some of my friends occupied this decadent space above a jewellery store on the corner of the intersecting main streets of the city. The apartment was two floors and had an outdoor space on the roof that you could crawl out to during parties to get [...]

HAPPY CANADA DAY!

July 1, 2011 – 2:02 pm

Out on the water, boat anchored for the night up in Georgian Bay, this time last year. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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FADE INTO YOU

July 1, 2011 – 12:58 am

I haven’t heard this song in years and now it is following me everywhere. Beautiful in a sweet and sad way. Reminds me of Big Sur, Monterrey, and driving up to Yosemite from Tahoe, spending my spring times in Cali. Today it found me in yoga class right after another beautiful song, Cyndi Lauper’s ‘True [...]