[:en]Traces of life[:eo]Spuroj de vivo[:]

[:en]Beyond individual ability, drawing holds benefits accessible by all who are willing to see anew Every week, a group of adults varying in age and background meets at the building “Kincumber Village School of Arts” on the central coast, north of Sydney. They gather to practise the skill of life drawing: to sketch the human […]

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[:en]Wells dictionary available online[:eo]Vortaro de Wells rete havebla[:]

[:en] I discovered recently that “Esperanto-English-Esperanto Dictionary”, de John C Wells, is available on Google Play And it works on my iPad offline! 🙂 A lot more convenient than carting around the physical book.[:eo] Mi eltrovis antaŭ nelonge, ke “Esperanto-English-Esperanto Dictionary”, de John C Wells, estas havebla ĉe Google Play Kaj ĝi funkcias per mia […]

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[:en]On art appreciation[:eo]Pri art-aprezado[:]

[:en]Today, as I was remembering my dear friend, the artist Robin Norling, who died in January this year, I rediscovered the text of a wall panel that he and Jocelyn Maughan had prepared for their gallery a few years ago. I liked it so much I decided to post an edited version of it here. […]

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[:en]The desire to connect[:eo]La deziro konekti[:]

[:en] I’ve been re-reading a book, “What Makes Us Tick?” by Hugh Mackay (Hachette, 2010). Here are a few favourite quotes from chapter 4, “The desire to connect”: “The Russian literary critic, Viktor Shklovsky, wrote that ‘art exists that one might recover the sensations of life; it exists to make one feel things, to make […]

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[:en]Beautiful Esperanto lullaby[:eo]Bela Esperanta lulkanto[:]

[:en] My choir, Jubila Singers, sang a beautiful lullaby in Esperanto during a performance on 13 September, although I’m the only member who speaks Esperanto. It’s title is “Sweet Wind”. Download (Switch to the Esperanto version to read the lyrics.) Music by Joseph Barnby. Thanks to Alan Bishop for providing the score. Thanks to Christine […]

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