Over Christmas break, I was going through My bookshelves and being reminded of all the books I have that I haven’t given much thought to recently. I found a small paperback tucked among other books and papers that I hadn’t picked up in years. ‘The Richest Man in Babylon’ was originally published in 1926 and … Continue reading Babylon
My grandma Ethel. If you read the blog ‘chocolate rose’ this is her, and she is the one who shared her piano with us. Recently with Remembrance day, my mom posted this foto of her. She was a nurse, and was excited to be posted ‘overseas’ during the war. But at that time, Newfoundland was … Continue reading Ethel
When my grandparents moved from their home on Beach Drive, to a Condo on Oak Bay Ave, my grandma no longer wanted to play her piano. She was a quiet person and worried that her piano would be too loud in a condo. She couldn’t bring herself to play for fear of bothering the neighbours. … Continue reading Music Lessons
My attention was drawn to an Instagram post the other day of a beautiful sketch / painting of a red gown - a costume design for a character played on the stage. The post was made by an artist I follow, de Winton Paper Co. “What are we without the arts,” is a discussion around … Continue reading Arts
This is a follow up to my April 21, 2020 post Frances Kelsey Grad 2020. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=s2pLQtmkaS0 The video message is done! I started a YouTube channel so it can be shared easily to the grad class and those that helped out. Linked above or look up DevonMcFaddenArt on YouTube! Trish - seen in the video … Continue reading Frances Kelsey 2020 Grads part 2!