Monthly Archives: November 2012

Friday Quote – Shush!

“The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.” – Rumi Listen to yourself, Mairead.

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Art Works – Caravaggio.

(Clare street looking onto Merrion Square – notice the perspective!) I saw a documentary on Friday in class about Caravaggio (1573 – 1610), his full name is Michelangelo da Caravaggio. Poor guy, he had a difficult life, one of his … Continue reading

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Friday Quote – Once upon a time Picasso couldn’t paint….

(Remembering Canada)   I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso What do you want to learn to do today? Mairead.

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Leonard and Leonardo…….

(Botanic Gardens, succulents) We were looking at a very good documentary about Leonard Cohen on Saturday night. It was called I’m your Man and had other people singing his songs from a concert tour, while he chatted to the interviewer … Continue reading

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Good Luck!

“I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson Today could be your lucky day! Mairead.

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Down memory lane with buttons….

(A Sony Walkman picture  – can’t find mine – too small…) Yesterday we went to the market in Dun Laoghaire. It’s held in the People’s Park and there’s food, books, music (live and recorded), vegetables, meat (cooked and raw), crafts, … Continue reading

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Why does this keep happening to me?

“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein If you want a different result, then stop doing what you’re doing and start imagining  something new you could do instead…… Mairead.

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