Category: environment

Future Library: Message to the future

What will humanity be reading in a century? Will paper books still be read? Visionary author Margaret Atwood is the first to contribute a secret story to Future Library, a unique 100-year artwork. Designed by Scottish artist Katie Paterson, Future Library is a real

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Ideamancy – Ideas for Back-To-School Magic

The first week of school is over. Routines are starting to gel, kids are on their best behaviour and starting to make friends. Teachers are breathing a sigh of relief. It’s the honeymoon period for elementary teachers. This glistening doorway

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Out of Our Minds by Sir Ken Robinson

Out of Our Minds: Learning to Be Creative with Sir Ken Robinson When you research creativity in education, it is impossible not to come across Ken Robinson’s provocative work. His book, Out of Our Minds, published in 2001, revised in

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Urban Green Man Online Book Launch, Can-Con Readings and NaNoWriMo Panel

I will be reading a published story “Wild Caving” and my poem “Fallow God” from the Urban Green Man Anthology at Can-Con (Spec Fic Convention) in Ottawa, Canada on Oct 5-6. If you plan to attend, I will also be involved in

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I’m getting published, twice!

I am bursting to tell you my publishing news, times two:  My short story “Wild Caving,” is going to be published in the Amprosia anthology, which launches in two weeks. My poem “Fallow God,” is going to be published in

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The Second Coming on Scribd

I wrote a new poem this morning in homage to W.B. Yeat’s Second Coming. It’s my very first post on Scribd and I look forward to you comments and critiques. The title is “Coming Second.” MIROSLAV VAJDIĆ for openphoto.net

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