María González Gil

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10 ilustradores que vale la pena seguir en las redes

Estos son algunos ilustradores que por su trabajo, su humor, su plástica y su presencia en las redes sociales es recomendable seguirlos.<p>Si hay algo …

Turner blossoms late at the Tate – in pictures

Late Turner – Painting Set Free draws together the stunning work JMW Turner created between 1835 and his death in 1851. From War to Peace, and Ancient to Modern Rome, here are some of the show’s highlights<p>At Tate Britain from 10 September 2014 to 25 January 2015

Late Turner at Tate Britain review – an exciting, entrancing show

The twilight of the gods has come to Tate Britain. Like a Wagnerian opera painted in mist and fire, the late works of JMW Turner rise from silence to throbbing power, wheel out their visionary leitmotifs, and crash in apocalyptic frenzy.<p>Wagner and Turner have a great deal in common. Both are …

From the archive, 11 September 1965: An awkward interview with Le Corbusier

The first time I met Corbusier was in Bombay in 1952 at a diplomatic party when my host begged me to go and talk to “that great lanky fellow over there, standing by himself with a glass of brandy. He speaks no English and I have no time to entertain him; he is French, do help out.” My host had not …

Downton Abbey: The secrets of series five

Warning: This story contains some minor plot details, which some readers may wish to avoid.<p><b>Socialism, skullduggery and scandal are the backbone of Downton Abbey, which returns to ITV this weekend for its fifth series.</b><p>The new season of ITV's much-garlanded drama is set in 1924, as Britain's first …

¿Cómo funciona el Universo? La teoría de Stephen Hawking explicada en 150 segundos de animación

Entender las complejas teorías del físico Stephen Hawking es una tarea ardua. Bajo la tutela de <i>The Guardian</i>, este corto nos explica en sólo dos …

3 Steps To Raising A Happy Child

"A word is dead<p>When it is said,<p>Some say.<p>I say it just<p>Begins to live<p>That day."<p>This short poem by Emily Dickinson has a variety of interpretations. As an elementary teacher I wrote it on the blackboard the first day of school. I used it in reference to how we treat one another, intolerance of …

My Love-Hate With Online Dating

I contacted my friend Carla, owner of Huckleberry Market on California's central coast. I needed a quote on roses. I inquired, "How much does 10 dozen roses cost? I don't need a vase, only stems. And can this easily be carried?" She replied, "You will look like you're carrying a rose garden and it …