Author Archives: nisaba000

Moving House

Bear with me a while – my blog and I are moving house. Hopefully we’ll find ourselves a location with a sunny outlook for winter and shade for the summer. Wish the blog and me luck, and we’ll be back … Continue reading

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The Science Tarot – Review

The Science Tarot, brought into being by a motley crew of three co-creators (Logan Austeja Daniel, Martin Azevedo and Raven Hanna) and five artists, one for the Major Arcana and one for each of the suits (Tammy Stellanova, Shari Arai … Continue reading

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Extending Life Through Smoking and Not Exercising

I just had a thought. Conventional wisdom says that if we exercise, raising our heart-rate and respiratory (breathing) rate, we will live longer, right? Buddhists believe the exact opposite: that we will live longer and be healthier if we spend … Continue reading

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But You’ve Already Got a Tarot Deck!

Twenty-something years ago, when I found myself buying a second, third and fourth Tarot deck, I initially felt like a bit of a freak. Why – wasn’t one set of archetypal images enough for me? I found very quickly that … Continue reading

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Painting Clouds

Clouds are fascinating things to paint. Techniques for painting them are as different as the types of cloud. Lenticular clouds, for example, which are found only rarely in nature at least in the places I have lived and much more … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions

Late evening New Years Day, and my only New Years Resolution this year has been to make no New Years Resolutions at all, regardless of peer pressure from my friends and.or family. Of course, I considered all the usual suspects, … Continue reading

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Bark, Bark

I have heard it said that in distant lands far across the water, there are strange trees that drop their leaves in Autumn. Why a tree would want to do that completely escapes me. In Australia, the trees are far … Continue reading

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