David Walsh is a pen collector, surgeon and would be artist

These are his ideas, thoughts and images

  • The imperfect can become more beautiful

    September 11, 2019 by

    “Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with golden lacquer. It teaches us to embrace damage and flaws.” — ManGill. For most of my adult life I have helped repair the sick. Many had their lives suddenly shattered and altered forever. It was a job at which I was quite good. Recently, the… Read more

  • Every man needs a hobby

    December 4, 2022 by

    “If you follow every drama, you might get lost…” Neil Young A wise individual told me that everyone should have 5 hobbies or interests that are not their vocation. Busy, high profile people probably need them even more. One of the world’s most successful singer/songwriter/muscians is American Neil Young. He also has a major interest… Read more

  • Down to the nitty gritty

    November 30, 2022 by

    “Feeding the birds is also a form of prayer…” Pope Pius XII If you were into birding this book was a game changer. This is a rare first edition of A guide to Finding Birds West of the Mississippi, written in 1953 by Olin Sewall Pettingill. A later book dealt with the east. Pettingill’s book… Read more

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