Monthly Archives: March 2016

This Blog is now closed…


The Grammar of Matter has carried out his threat to close down his blog. Here is his final entry. Sigh. I hope he stays in touch. I wonder where his feather is floating now?

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Pulling out the Strands: Wildness


“Wildness we might consider as the root of the authentic spontaneities of any being. It is that wellspring of creativity whence comes the instinctive activities that enable all living beings to obtain their food, to find shelter, to bring forth … Continue reading

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An Artist Book for Healing: Ethiopian Healing Scrolls, Aporia, Knots and Ikupasuy


“All over the world, people make objects to hold and send their prayers. There are special ceremonies found in ancient cultures and practiced today, that involve the construction of ‘holders and senders’ of prayers from natural materials. Prayer carriers have … Continue reading

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Je Suis Bruxelles


Je Suis Bruxelles

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I’ve restored order to my studio after the nightmare upheaval of the new carpet laying. (Only one room to go). Keeks decided that the best way to help would be to keep a vigilant eye on the street down below. … Continue reading

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The Ginger Echternach Gospels, Ginger Cup Cakes and the Dream of the Ginger Kitten


HEALTH HAZARD WARNING. IF YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE A GO AT MAKING ENCAUSTIC MEDIUM, TAKE PRECAUTIONS. THE PROCESS INVOLVES MELTING BEESWAX AND DAMAR RESIN. OBVIOUSLY, MOLTEN WAX/RESIN CAN CAUSE SERIOUS BURNS. VENTILATION IS IMPORTANT: BEESWAX WHEN MELTING/MELTED GIVES OFF FUMES … Continue reading

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