Is Ryan Gander laughing or screaming? He offers straight-faced parody of such perfect pitch, I find it impossible to tell. Almost as impossible as distinguishing boredom from daydreaming by the expression on a child’s face. And therein lies the parody: no minister for Business Innovation and Skills would allow either in the classrooms, notContinue reading “Seen: Make Every Show Like It’s Your Last by Ryan Gander”
Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware and museum visitors in 1910. Seen on @metmuseum on Instagram.
Apparently they are different, but books in the Osler Medical Library at McGill suggest otherwise. I found this image in a 2008 Newsletter.
Following a frisbee related injury, I have received intimations of my own fragility and, at least for today, am unable to walk. Appropriate then that I am reading Moby Dick, and while my condition renders the mad, one-legged captain Ahab unusually sympathetic, the narrator, Ishmael reminds me that this fragility is a more usual conditionContinue reading ““A Hobbling Wight” and Details from the Rijksmuseum”