In a Vase on Monday: spring blues and primroses

Originally posted on acoastalplot:
Spring was tantalisingly evident here this morning – soft warm sunlight, glorious bird song, that smell of lush, green growth – and it took every ounce of willpower to stay indoors at my desk. It is not healthy to sit still for too long, though, so I took a stroll around the garden to pick a few spring beauties… Continue reading In a Vase on Monday: spring blues and primroses

Postcolonial Thoughts: Out of Many, One People- Notes on Stuart Hall’s Cultural Identity and Diaspora essay

Originally posted on Creative Thresholds:
By Christopher Hutchinson http://static.squarespace.com/static/526e5978e4b0b83086a1fede/52ddb389e4b03ab35fd22b49/52ddb38ae4b032209175141c/1390864558846/Stuart%20Hall.jpeg ? Hall’s essay on cultural identity is the very best essay on the problem of identity currently. In these 16 pages Hall challenges each notion of identity from African and European places and how Caribbean cinema has chosen to refute the influence of Europe as well… Continue reading Postcolonial Thoughts: Out of Many, One People- Notes on Stuart Hall’s Cultural Identity and Diaspora essay

Weekly Photo Challenge; A Good Match Between Mortality & Immortality

Originally posted on Searching For Elsewhere:
Hey/Hola/Halo, ya’ll! Now, whether it’s your first time dropping by your new home on wordpress or you are a regular visitor, I want you to know that I’m so grateful to have your company. So please don’t leave without leaving a word behind in the comment section… As as usual;… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge; A Good Match Between Mortality & Immortality

Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico, The Central Mexican Plateau-Aztec Art

Originally posted on ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind:
4. Aztec Art: Reconstruction of the ceremonial center of Mexico-Tenochtitlan (top) and the Templo Mayor (bottom). This city-state was located on an island in Lake Texcoco (Valley of Mexico). Tenochtitlan was founded on June 20, 1325, and soon became the capital of the Aztec Empire during the XV… Continue reading Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico, The Central Mexican Plateau-Aztec Art