Chronicles of a mid life crisis


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Gaudí’s Casa Batlló, Barcelona


Alastair Savage

Casa BatlloLike his Renaissance forbears, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí left many of his works incomplete at the time of his death on 26 June 1926, three weeks after he had been struck by a tram in the centre of Barcelona. All three men were working at the very forefront of human achievement and their services were constantly in demand so it is no surprise that so many of their projects started and were then discarded.

In the case of Gaudí, there are unfinished works scattered all around Barcelona. The mosaic-lined walls of Park Güell were intended to surround an entire neighbourhood of homes, shops and markets but only a couple of houses were eventually built. Visitors to the Colònia Güell in the west of the city can see the crypt of an intended church that was never finished because the money ran out. Meanwhile, work continues on the Sagrada…

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How does Ebola trick the immune system into launching the cytokine storm?

follow-up on How Ebola Kills You: It's Not The VirusHow does Ebola trick the immune system into launching the cytokine storm?

Slip knot round my heart

You ply and play The chords Like chrome Cool steel coy bleak But First Comes fire & in that, We all forget Ourselves Those moments Regretted in silence Until no longer Any pain Can be remit Upon The scour of her soul rants In his arms, He chides but knows as she knows they decided … Continue reading Slip knot round my heart

Celebrate Urban Rock Birds

Love the idea!

La Paz Group

With over a week of working with other grades at the elementary school in Tacacorí, I’ve seen lots of really great paintings of birds on locally-found stones, and even one or two chunks of cement. After finding around seventy-odd rocks around Xandari that were mostly usable for this art project and scrubbing them all of mud and moss, I

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Time is a transitive

Verb as it is always in action, a relative, in motion, never quite what it ends up becoming. Tends to favor 'never quite enough, or way too much.' It's never right. It messes with us all our lives. I know if I had more of it, I wouldn't worry about wasting where will you be? … Continue reading Time is a transitive