Just renewed an old acquaintenceship with Chris Pash (Author of The Last Whale) through Plaxo. I wrote him this:
"Nice to connect to you here, Chris.
Took some great photos of old whaling stuff at the Fremantle Maritime Museum on the weekend. A young boy there thought that "whale pellets" were whale food. I gently explained what they were, used to be used for and why we don't have them anymore. His parents were happy, too. There is still a lot of education…
Added by Lesley Dewar on March 15, 2010 at 20:00 — No Comments
One of the most famous picture posters in the world is called "Expose Yourself To Art".
Lots of my Twitter friends were looking at the video about Vincent Van Gogh and listening to Don McLean's beautiful song after I sent it to them. One of them was @omaniblog.
Paul O'Mahony commented that he showed it to his (very) young daughter, Grace, who loved the music and the paintings.
I was tempted to respond that it is never "too early to expose children to art", but…
Added by Lesley Dewar on March 4, 2010 at 22:30 — No Comments
While Dad and I were doing some more work, organizing the HO and deciding what needed to be thrown away; could be given away and what to keep, I found Colin's book of Poetry. He gave it to Robbie and me as a Christmas Present in 1993; some of the poems are written by him, his friend Christian Coulter or in conjunction with one another.
Their book of poems is called "Observations on Chaos Theory" (Copyright) 1993.…Continue
Come and support the Save Our Marine Life campaign by sharing a night of great music, fun times and knowing it's for a damn good reason, too. March 26th, 2010 at the Funk Club in Leederville…Continue