Bob Dylan: Beyond expectations

Bob Dylan: Beyond expectations

As a young boy, Robert Zimmerman was bored growing up in Hibbing. The place didn’t excite him very much. So, he used his imagination to escape. He would turn on the radio, listen to music and imagine he was somewhere else. Robert learned to play music all by himself....
Pablo Picasso and the creative life

Pablo Picasso and the creative life

It is said that before he could talk, Pablo Picasso could draw. In fact, his mother claimed that the first words out of his mouth was ‘pencil’! When he was small, this young artist would draw circular shapes in the sand. Pablo lived a long and interesting life. Much...
Odysseus enters the underworld

Odysseus enters the underworld

Circe gave Odysseus directions to the underworld. He sailed into the northerly wind, following the stream of ocean until he came to Persephone’s grove of trees. From there the gates of the underworld opened before him. In the grove Odysseus dug a trench and filled it...
Odysseus and the magic flower: Help from Hermes

Odysseus and the magic flower: Help from Hermes

They arrived, after barely surviving a ferocious storm at sea, at a wooded island, filled with beeches and oaks. On the shore lions and tigers and wolves prowled but when approached they rolled over and purred. Odysseus sent some men to investigate. The beasts led the...
Jane Goodall: Justice for the wild

Jane Goodall: Justice for the wild

As a child she played with a toy chimpanzee her father gave her. Little did she know that when she grew older her life’s work would be spent playing with real chimpanzees in the wilds of Africa. Jane Goodall went into a remote jungle in Africa and followed the chimps....