Articles by: Melanie Blake

GUEST POST — Beauty in All Things by Sean Forester

GUEST POST — Beauty in All Things by Sean Forester

Dear Friends, In the Edo period (1603-1867), Japanese culture achieved a rare level of refinement. This summer in Toronto we will explore how beauty infused nearly every aspect of life, and everything people saw, touched, smelled, and tasted: Zen gardens, tea ceremony, flower arrangement, poetry, calligraphy, woodblock prints, and dress […]

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GUEST POST — Céleste Zurbrigg recounts her trip to incredible India

GUEST POST — Céleste Zurbrigg recounts her trip to incredible India

Céleste Zurbrigg from Edmonton, Alberta, was a participant on the Classical Pursuits India trip. She has been keeping travel diaries for a long time, and this post she shares some entries from the trip through Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Narlai and Varanasi. January 13, Arrived in Delhi Twenty-four hours after my […]

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