Monthly Archives: June 2012
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. -Edward Abbey
By Geo Ong For an artist with large gaps of time in between works, it can sometimes be easier to notice the progression of her style. Fiona Apple’s debut album Tidal was released in 1996. When the Pawn…* followed three … Continue reading
By Margaret Hedderman The first time I stumbled across Dan Phillips and the Phoenix Commotion I was searching for a tree house. This one to be precise: Don’t ask why I was looking for tree houses. This house is in … Continue reading
By Sarah Jost Seven hours north of Oslo by train, tucked into the Trondheimsfjord, lies Trondheim, Norway’s third largest city. Established in 997, Trondheim’s history includes stints as the seat of the king and Norway’s capital, and, more recently, a … Continue reading
By Geo Ong Travelogues have for some time now been my favourite things to read. These written accounts provide so much for me: entertainment, insight, and most importantly, inspiration. A handful of my favourite books are travelogues. Furthermore, a good … Continue reading
Welcome to Happy Hour at The Skinny Arms. Naturally, we don’t have to pay for drinks at our own pub, but you do. Sorry. An Urchin’s gotta make a livin’. But we do have a wonderful Happy Hour that you … Continue reading
This week’s theme: On the road again Sarah Geo Beth Margaret Next week’s theme: A hop, skip and a jump. UMail us your photo for next week’s High Noon Urchins.
A wonderful thing is going to happen! -Nora in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House
…and it feels so good. Today there was an Urchin in London for the first time in three in a half years. If the universe felt perfectly in sync, now you know why.