Monthly Archives: November 2014

Words I Love 025 – Stringent

Today’s special word is… stringent ˈstrɪn(d)ʒ(ə)nt/   adjective: stringent (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting. “stringent guidelines on air pollution” synonyms: strict, firm, rigid, rigorous, severe, harsh, tough, tight, exacting, demanding, inflexible, stiff, hard and fast, uncompromising, … Continue reading

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Words I Love 024 – Fillip

Here’s today’s great word… fillip ˈfɪlɪp/   Noun noun: fillip; plural noun: fillips 1. something which acts as a stimulus or boost to an activity. “the halving of car tax would provide a fillip to sales” synonyms: stimulus, stimulation, stimulant, … Continue reading

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Words I Love 023 – Rhapsodic

Today’s offering in my occasional series ‘Words I Love’ is a lyrical one… rhapsodic /ræpˈsɒdɪk/   adjective 1. of or like a rhapsody 2. lyrical or romantic Derived Forms rhapsodically, adverb adj. 1782, from Greek rhapsodikos “of or for a … Continue reading

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Janis Woode’s Thought-Provoking Sculptures

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Janis Woode Personal Tornado While reading a recent issue of Arabella magazine I was captivated by the intriguing and thought-provoking sculptures made from steel, wire and other metals created by Salt Spring Island, B.C. artist Janis Woode.…

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Following the Storm.

Originally posted on lemanshots – Fine Pictures and Digital Art:
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Musical Diary 04 – ‘Call Me A Cab’

It’s time for the latest edition of my monthly blog ‘Musical Diary’, where I dip back into the past for a musical moment that meant a lot to me personally. This month we go back 30 years as I focus on … Continue reading

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Words I Love 022 – Vitriolic

Today’s ‘Words I Love’ selection ‘vitriolic’ is this one that looks and sounds aggressive, much like it’s meaning… vitriolic ˌvɪtrɪˈɒlɪk/ adjective: vitriolic filled with bitter criticism or malice. “vitriolic attacks on the politicians” synonyms: acrimonious, rancorous, bitter, caustic, mordant, acerbic, … Continue reading

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