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Quote for Today: Mary Roach

With the rise of classical Greece, the soul debate evolved into the more familiar heart-versus-brain, the liver having been demoted to an accessory role. We are fortunate that this is so, for we would otherwise have been faced with Celine Dion singing “My Liver Belongs to You” and movie houses playing… 64 more words

Quote For Today

A photo a day - You know you’re getting old when….

… you suggest shopping at Jempson’s in Peasmarsh and stopping to have tea and cake and come face to face with your future…



Gestures and Sorority Hand Symbols: Connotation & Denotation

Abbey Bonadies made a blog post on the topic of gestures, and she discussed how hand gestures and body language are a major part of her life. 676 more words

The artifice in representing reality

Everyone knows the painter’s skill is capturing reality and the range of ways of doing this. Indeed recently the difference of approaches of Constable and Turner have been in the news – see… 208 more words


On Sound (II)

Revisited sound today. This time, with a view to, how does sound do work the good work, bearing up thought and feeling?

Had my students hold in hand, for their heft and texture, two… 411 more words

Evidence: Review

A few things have occurred to me since posting project 5: Evidence last week.

Production values, format and scale
The first was about scale and seeing the images online meant that maybe for this particular outlet the grid typology isn’t such a good approach as the viewers can see enough detail. 975 more words


A photo a day - All Souls Day

“For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.” (William Penn)

It’s just thirteen weeks since my dear old mum died and as today is specifically given over to such remembrance I have chosen to do so photographically. 34 more words