Friday, August 31, 2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Ecole de la Montagne Rouge (School for Red Mountain) : a group of graphic design students producing work for the student strikes currently happening in Montreal. Their designs and methods are clearly influenced by the Atelier Populaire, from Paris in 1968, and are supposedly modeled after the Black Mountain College.

These are stuck to a postal box in Villeray, on the southwest corner of de Castelneau and Casgrain.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Tomato salad with basil and ricotta, a balsamic and Dijon dressing, and olive bread -the little one- from Latina.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Neil Armstrong: 5 August 1930 - 25 August 2012

“The sights were simply magnificent, beyond any visual experience that I had ever been exposed to”  - Neil Armstrong.

Photo: September 17, 1962

Obituary here

Saturday, August 25, 2012


silk threads for a tapestry i'm working on. 
From here and here.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

wikicells edible food containers, made of calcium ions and bagasse. No more pastic, paper, polystyrene.

Monday, August 20, 2012

F%$#ing beautiful resplendent flowers on Clark and Farimont. Ruffly! It's a sublime experience looking at these, knowing that given the opportunity they'd strangle anything, including us if we were to stand next to them still and long enough.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Clare Felicie's series Marked: black and white photographic triptychs of marines before, during and after their tour of duty to Afghanistan.


Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

1218A designed the CCA Block Parties this summer. The last one was on Sunday.

Monday, August 13, 2012

the light in this photo!  ...that little quilted handbag that was her signature, and her hair, glasses, bracelet. 
I think she's the only person on whom I can accept pleated pants.

...posted late last week on facebook by her son Harry

Sunday, August 12, 2012

A very very good salmon tartare had yesterday. It's one of the new dishes on the brunch menu at the Café Bistro Musée McCord.

Friday, August 10, 2012

marché clauiflowers yesterday.
inky and creamy.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

An accumulation of threads and bits of crépeline from recently completed conservation / restoration work on 3 garments.