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Every Object has a story

As Canada celebrates its 150 years, I reflect on some art works which tell aspects of our Story

“I think of the hands of the sewers in Piece Work as mano d’oro [hands of gold]. Like alchemists they transform one element into another; their exacting labour turns fabric into dollars, dollars into bread.”
Sara Angelucci
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Reflections-through architecture, learning, talks

The home is the lens, through which we get our first look at marriage and all civic duties. It is the clinic where , by conversation and attitude, impressions are created with respect to sobriety and reverence, it is the … Continue reading

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Remembering Upper Kaithu-Shimla-Father’s Day-2016

The phone to India , remembering our family, parents, and talk to my sister, made me recall the times when we used to go to Shimla- to Upper Kaithu Bazaar. Played the following song of Dost-1974….Gaadi Bula rahi hai-Chalna hi … Continue reading

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Walks during Fall

Planted the 3rd square from the North end on the east side of the garden From the diary of Daniel Read-May 5,1796 (1) The Toronto Botanical Gardens in Edwards garden-Wilket Creek park area of Central Don has a very interesting … Continue reading

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A 200 year old work table

The work table also had a more personal purpose , as in this example which is fitted with an adjustable writing board. It is a reminder of the lost art of personal writing where, through letters, diaries and journals, women contributed greatly to the preservation of memories of the past Continue reading

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Tree Lightings-Remembering George Eliot

  Religion was to her, however, a purely subjective experience; it gave her a larger realization of the wants of humanity, it revealed to her the true nature of feeling.                                                               Cooke, George Willis (2012-12-18).                           George Eliot; a … Continue reading

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Readings and collections-Mississauga

“The Percy Jackson stories and the Canadian book of Poetry are the favorite books of my personal library” Sagar-my elder son answered as we went through Walter Benjamin’s essay -Unpacking My Library-in which the author remembers the different places, events, … Continue reading

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