At my end, it was an excruciatingly long and busy week – one that is not over yet. The flip side of it is that work takes my mind off the seemingly constitutional crisis my country appears to be in. Absolute madness. Here is a mixed bag of things that attracted my attention, a couple of them supplied by sofagirl. Counting down the days to my vacation….If you are a mother, have a wonderful Mother’s Day!
One. I wrote about most of it, in bits and pieces, while I was going through breast cancer treatment. But here is a handy-dandy article on everything you can do to lower your risks.
Two. Pharrell Williams’ moving reaction to listening to an unknown musician’s piece for the first time, during a masterclass at the Clive Davis Institute – in his advice, there is something for everybody doing art across any medium.
Four. What if you could turn all weapons into art? A Syrian artist does just that.
Five. I still see spaghetti served with a spoon alongside a fork – between anathema and plainly hilarious to any Italian. But did you know that watching Neapolitans eat spaghetti used to be a tourist attraction?