June 2012 Blog Posts (12)

In The Taste Of The Day (The Idler part 1)



(detail from one of my old kindergarten paintings)

The Idler was born of a combination of concepts discovered while exploring various domains of knowledge during the second half of the 1990s and the beginning of the 2000s.

« The idler who does not arise when it is time to arise, who is full of sloth though young and strong, who is…
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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 27, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Dam (The Dam part 4)



Painting of the Zola dam near Aix-en-Provence in France » by Paul Cézanne)



The fourth movement of « The Dam » is entitled simply « Dam. » In the storyline, this is when the obstacle is recognized and the…

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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 25, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

Outgrow



Morpho emerging from its chrysalis » by Thomas Bresson)



That which you can't abide

Embrace as if a friend

Once you two have allied

No thing will make you bend



That which you can't escape

Welcome as a teacher

You will never espouse

More talented…

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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 24, 2012 at 7:49pm — No Comments

The Threshold Bookcast : Chapter 18 : Lightning Strikes





Chapter 18 : Lightning Strikes



Richard Ramsay is the star of the eighteenth episode of The Threshold Series, the concluding chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World. »



We find the veteran politician staring outwards from a window of the sky lounge of his private yacht, musing about the weather, while on a visit…

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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 22, 2012 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Rapids (The Dam part 3)



Stromschnelle » by Gerhard Rießbeck)



In « Rapids, » the third part of « The Dam, » the protagonist/narrator is being carried from a mostly disappointing river straight into an heretofore…

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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 18, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Asking For A Miracle (revisited - with poetry)



The Miraculous Draft of Fishes » - Artist Unknown - photography by TTaylor)



« Asking For A Miracle » is a short instrumental arranged for acoustic instruments, and written in a time of…

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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 16, 2012 at 4:14pm — No Comments

The Threshold Bookcast : Chapter 17 : Where Will You Be





Chapter 17 : Where Will You Be



The central character of this week's instalment of The Threshold Series is Rahu Lüli, the young cenobite from Kõrgus.



At the beginning of the chapter, the teenager is getting ready to leave the monastery, and he ponders the events that have led him to believe that he has found the…

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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 15, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Source (The Dam part 1)



Source de la Moselle à Bussang » by Didier Misson)

« The Dam » is a 22-minute long suite in 8 movements that uses the metaphor of water flowing from source to ocean to illustrate the process that we affectionately refer to as…

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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 13, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Uncoiling I



Tobyo » from the Bakemono-Dukushi - Unknown Artist)…



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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 11, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The Threshold Bookcast : Chapter 16 : The Solid Time Of Change





Chapter 16 : The Solid Time Of Change



The sixteenth chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World » features the scientific facilities of Veshtar, and revolves around Bernard Sturn.



At the end of an all-nighter, weary of responding to video emails, the famous space engineer takes a break to rest his eyes, and…

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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 8, 2012 at 3:18pm — No Comments

The Winged Life



The Winged Man » by Odilon Redon)



« The Winged Life » takes its name from William Blake's poem « Eternity » :



He who binds himself to a joy

Does the winged life…
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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 4, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The Threshold Bookcast : Chapter 15 : Tempus Fugit





Chapter 15 : Tempus Fugit



This week's instalment of the Threshold Bookcast takes place in Hasania, the so-called artificial state governed by Omar Malaki.



As the chapter begins, we find Richard Ramsay, the legendary Conservative leader, entertaining himself around the estate of his wealthy hosts, while he waits to…

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Added by Candle4Tibet / Chris Stewart on June 1, 2012 at 5:39pm — No Comments

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