image by hdptcar of the central african republic
welcome to two years of the carnival of eating disorders! yes, it’s been two years as of today. here’s how it all started: if you’re not familiar with blog carnivals, you may think this is an odd name – this link here will tell you more about blog carnivals. this carnival contains articles about bulimia,… Continue reading 2 years of carnival of eating disorders!
i’m back from kelowna, after a somewhat tense 6-hour drive (some stretches were a bit treacherous), followed by one hour’s worth of snow shovelling. so i’m going to go to bed now and will cede this space to someone else, creativity coach eric maisel. here he talks about his new book, creative recovery: creative recovery,… Continue reading addiction and creativity
for those of you who like to spend the holidays surfing the web – here are some christmas videos i gathered over the last few weeks. i tried to make them a bit unusual. and the funny thing is, i’m at my in-laws’ right now where my internet access is limited – so i have… Continue reading wishing you a happy youtube christmas
image by a. currell
if you’ve read this blog for a while, you’ll know that i’m generally not a big fan of prayers sent along via emails, or similar material (see my rant against the email with the prayer of saint theresa, for example). but once in a while something comes along in my inbox that really touches me.… Continue reading last minute, long-lasting christmas gifts
here’s another book i read recently – two weeks under, by rivka tadjer. doing these book reviews reminds me a bit of my aunt. she loved buying clothes but she’d often get sick of them real quick, and then she’d ask me if i wanted them. she was 40 years older than i so –… Continue reading a mystery about weight and shame: two weeks under
here is part 2 of this month’s buddhist carnival. part 1 can be found here. balance one of the things that attract me so strongly to buddhism is the idea of moderation and balance. i love the story of the buddha attaining enlightenment not through his years of asceticism but after accepting a modest drink… Continue reading buddhist carnival – december 2008 edition, part 2
today, i’d like to serve you up – arse dribble! that’s what stephen fry calls experimental poetry. don’t worry, there’s more on the menu. jim murdoch over at the truth about lies has a good post on poetry and meaning, where he lays out two styles of experimental poetry – ‘decoder ring’ and ‘the emperor’s… Continue reading poetry, meaning and ‘arse dribble’
this image was inspired by my twitter friend gbibliophile, who suggested music by anonymous 4 for alternative christmas music. and the image is by wmacphail.