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SOMETIMES A PAINTING SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS

I became a full-grown cynic at eight, yet strangely, the belated gift of a teddy bear proved enlightening. I was definitely no ordinary child.
But then, Virgil was no ordinary bear.
In a life beset with sharp spindles and a distinct lack of white magic, it dawned on me that growing up was a perilous journey of life-threatening surprises. My mother tried to teach me that it was best to welcome each one with the wisdom of my namesake, Marcus Aurelius.
The Emperor, Marcus Aurelius, c.78 B.C. was a philosopher warrior who declared that success can only be reached by accepting, wholeheartedly, every obstacle that comes your way. Sadly, his truth registered too late to save me. I forgot that one must have the courage and patience to recall one’s childlike innocence, and remember, as the best fairy tales impart, to bring one’s whole heart into play when fateful stars drop questions on your plate.
And so, I disappeared long before I ran away from home.
– Aurelia Marcus
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DISAPPEARANCES CAN BE REVEALING

TEENAGER AURELIA MARCUS DISAPPEARED LONG BEFORE SHE RAN AWAY FROM HOME – A GHOST STORY ABOUT A PAINTING that refuses to stay on the canvas. A troubled teenager’s life alters drastically when A FAULTY SLIDE PROJECTOR IN AN ART HISTORY … Continue reading

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GO VAN GOGH!

“Mirror mirror on the wall. Who’s the greatest Indie of all?” “You are, Vincent. You are!” In celebration of indomitable independent spirits the world over and the quintessential poster boy of starving artists everywhere, let us be truly thankful. This … Continue reading

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PROMOTING AGAINST THE STREAM… TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCES

Someone said, and I think it was me, that all’s fair in love and book promotion. If this was ever so, surely it must hold true during our current sensitive arena of self-quarantine where reading is being paraded out as … Continue reading

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HOME ALONE 19

This is me… this is you… this is all of us. This is THE BIG SELFIE! Self-isolating on a global scale has changed the dynamic of home-sweet-home. It’s solitary confinement for some, group quarantine for others, but whether you‘re home … Continue reading

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LEONARDO’S CAT

            Leonardo da Vinci was big on alchemy – the science of his day, especially, the magic of mathematical proportions when it came to drawing the perfect human body. His famous spread-eagle illustration ‘The Vitruvian … Continue reading

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IT’S FELIX TIME

WHAT BETTER WAY TO MEASURE TIME TRAVEL IS THERE THAN BY CONSULTING A MUSE WHO IS AN ANIMATED (read imbued with life) CLOCK     A muse is invisible – a voice in one’s head with more knowledge than one … Continue reading

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