Category: Journaling

On keeping a zibaldone

A zibaldone is an Italian vernacular commonplace book. The word means a heap of things or miscellany in Italian. A commonplace book can be described as a register of continuous learning.

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portret of John Vernon Lord in my journal

Inheritance from a younger self

First impressions of an artists’ work are based on visual aspects. Investigating it further you go deeper into her or his world. And if there is one, the reward is that you learn more about yourself.

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Les Alpilles, bulls, and pastis

The navel of the South of France

In anticipation of the French presidential elections on April 23 and May 7, 2017, I browse one of my old notebooks seeking comments on the previous electoral duel. Not so difficult, the presidency in France is valid for five years, sometimes to the disappointment of many.

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