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  • Kiwi Mara’s inspirational weekly quote

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  • Kiwi Mara quote of the day

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  • Sleeping under a universe full of stars

    Cloudy or clear, northern hemisphere or southern hemisphere – technically, we all sleep under the stars. With heavy cloud cover or bright city lights, we may not see those stars, but they’re still there, ready to offer navigation across wide seas or through miles of wilderness. The night sky is a fathomless blue, but sometimes, […]

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  • Thoughtful Turtle (and thoughts about our creative process)

    Not since the Renaissance has creativity been such a hot commodity. The likes of Da Vinci, Copernicus and Shakespeare were innovators in the worlds of the arts, literature, philosophy and science and were publicly praised and rewarded for their creativity. The rich environment supported the risk-takers and dreamers and the world continues to benefit from […]

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  • What’s happening in there?

    Has it ever suddenly become quiet in your home and you instantly panic? Mom or dad senses go on alert and you wonder where your little one is. As your search begins you hear a tiny voice coming from your child’s bedroom and you realize he or she is just enjoying some alone time. Kids, […]

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  • A preschooler’s take on colour theory

    For a child, there is no such thing as too much colour. Even without the scientific research to back that statement up (and such research does exist), colour is so vital in a child’s development, that even as adults we can remember favorite colors from childhood. Quick, which colour gumball was your favorite? Now, back […]

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  • Let’s talk about snuggle quality

    Snuggling is so amazingly, wonderfully, fabulously good for you! If you don’t believe me, maybe a few dozen scientific research studies about snuggling will convince you. Yes, somebody got paid to study snuggling. And what did these studies prove? That, among other things, snuggling releases the natural feel good hormone oxytocin, boosts your immune system, […]

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  • Getyourguide.com

    My latest find on the web is Get your guide.com Guided tours. Cooking classes. Sightseeing buses. Canal cruises. There are a lot of things to do when you’re discovering a new place. The hard part? Figuring out where to start! GetYourGuide collects and categorizes all the world’s things to do so you research less and do […]

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  • Monkey Portraits

    We walked into our local second hand bookstore today and came away with this Gem. Monkey Portraits by Jill Greenburg. We were deeply moved by the human, beautifully moving portraits. Looking at these pictures, you cannot deny the soulfulness of these primates. Commercial and celebrity photographer Jill Greenberg spent five years photographing monkeys (and some […]

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  • The Worlds Smallest Postal Service

    I came across the cutest web shop Leaf cutter designs, a company run by artists Lea Redmond and her brother Devin and calls itself the world’s smallest postal service – and it means that literally. The Berkeley, California based company sends tiny envelopes and tinny packages filled with itty-bitty gifts to whom ever you think could use […]

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  • “Le Chateau des Etolies”

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    “Le Chateau des Etolies” We were in Montreal browsing the bookstore “Debede” and came across this gorgeous graphic novel by Alex Alice and published by “Rue de Sevres”. What first caught our eye was the unusual newspaper print format. As soon as we came back to our apartment we opened up our laptops and went […]

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  • Book shelf series: interview with Robert Sabuda.

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    There are so many great, talented artists out there that we follow, who inspire us with our own work and creative visions. Our latest purchase was an exceptional piece by leading pop-up book artist, Robert Sabuda, called The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The minute we came across it, we were in awe. Beginning with the […]

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  • Dare to Dream

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    From all of us at Sparkhead new media we Dare you!

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  • “Not all those who wander are lost.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien

    Today Im thinking about the upcoming date of our website launch. Everything that has taken me to this moment. The last years with parents and family members passing, the illness of sight that comes with such profound painful loss. How I have found joy in working away at getting our website running, designing our products, […]

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