Tag: life

Still life in modern contexts

The still life is a structure of Westernised art that has existed through millennia, from ancient times through to the modern day. It existed as a structure in ancient Greece and Rome with Xenia painting, throughout Renaissance periods, and forming its own genres in the 17th Century with Dutchtechnical still lifes, Vanitas and Memento Mori. […]

Mmm, flapjacks for breakfast

They are also a great way to disguise the fact that you are essentially eating a dessert for breakfast, but I won’t tell anyone if you don’t. Ingredients (for 10-12 flapjacks): 1 cup sifted flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp sugar 1 egg 1 cup milk 3 tbsp butter, melted Method: […]

New ways to improve inner thoughts

People are unaware how much attention is given to unimportant events in their lives — awareness is pivotal in most instances. When I am engaged in menial tasks, my thoughts often wander aimlessly. You have power over your mind — not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations As the pilot of […]

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