Monthly Archives: May 2015

Words I Love 66 – Paternal

New word –  paternal pəˈtəːn(ə)l/ adjective adjective: paternal 1. of or appropriate to a father. “he reasserted his paternal authority” synonyms: on one’s father’s side, patrilineal,patrimonial “his paternal grandfather” antonyms: maternal showing a kindness and care associated with a father; … Continue reading

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Words I Love 65 – Pristine

New word… pristine ˈprɪstiːn,-stʌɪn/ adjective adjective: pristine in its original condition; unspoilt. “pristine copies of an early magazine” clean and fresh as if new; spotless. “a pristine white shirt” synonyms: immaculate, in perfect condition, perfect, in mint condition, as new,unspoilt, … Continue reading

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Words I Love 64 – Predilection

New special word… predilection ˌpriːdɪˈlɛkʃ(ə)n/ noun noun: predilection; plural noun: predilections a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favour of something. “your predilection for pretty girls” synonyms: liking, fondness, preference, partiality, taste, penchant, weakness, soft spot, fancy, … Continue reading

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Words I Love 63 – Saline

New word today… saline ˈseɪlʌɪn/ adjective adjective: saline 1. containing or impregnated with salt. “saline alluvial soils” MEDICINE (of a solution) containing sodium chloride and/or a salt or salts of magnesium or another alkali metal. “I was having a saline … Continue reading

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Lisa Brawn’s Vibrant Woodcuts

Originally posted on O' Canada:
 Lisa Brawn, “Bluebird” Lisa Brawn is a Calgary-based artist who painstakingly creates exquisitely vibrant woodcuts.  Her subject matter ranges from wild animals to celebrities to pop culture icons.  Shown here are some of her amazing…

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Into the Light

Originally posted on Broken Light: A Photography Collective:
Please welcome first-time contributor Matthew, a 34-year-old from Australia, currently based in Singapore, who for a number of years has fought a battle with substance and alcohol abuse. Photography has played a large part…

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Words I Love 62 – Stratosphere

New word… stratosphere ˈstratəˌsfɪə/ noun noun: stratosphere the layer of the earth’s atmosphere above the troposphere, extending to about 50 km above the earth’s surface (the lower boundary of the mesosphere). informal the very highest levels of something. “her next … Continue reading

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