Tag Archives: Mona Lisa

WHERE WERE YOU?

If meditation is time travel, then I have been there with Leonardo and Sandro and Lisa. I brushed against their cloaks of country-rough sackcloth or city-thick velvet trimmed in fur, and run my fingers over the heavy embroidered stuff of … Continue reading

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WALK THIS WAY

Sometimes, to understand history, you must put yourself in another person’s shoes. Walk with me… Pretend for a moment that you are a master painter. You live in fifteenth-century Florence. It takes you over a year to complete a masterpiece. … Continue reading

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The first cellular phone?

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN I see an angel reading a text message. This painting, Tobias and the Angel (c. 1467) from the studio of Andrea Verrocchio, is considered to contain three of the earliest instances of painting by Leonardo … Continue reading

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WHAT’S IN A NAME?

A TRUTH by any other name should smell as sweet  As an author I want to give my characters ideal names. They deserve the best. They deserve names that represent who they are at their core – a DNA signpost … Continue reading

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DOWN TO EARTH IS FOR SISSIES

  “Old age is no place for sissies”  – Bette Davis Since biology has determined that I must sleep 30% of my life, I’ve given myself permission to dream big and write surreal because Bette Davis was right, and Self-publishing … Continue reading

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THE ‘MONA LISA’ IS ONE HAUNTED LADY

Leonardo is only one-tenth of the law but possession is nine-tenths of the truth   What if a contact-high with a famous portrait is so visceral that the sitter follows you home and changes your life forever?   ART IMITATES LIFE: ‘SECOND … Continue reading

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TITANIC – THE ‘LAST SUPPER’

EXCERPT from ‘THE UNTHINKABLE SHOES’  [ In the morning I’m feverish. A lovely egg breakfast means nothing. My shoes wait for me, daring me to accept their torture. I will put them on later because I deserve the knives in … Continue reading

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