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Schwitters in Ambleside

A blog post by Barbara of Milady’s Boudoir alerted me to the Armitt Library in Ambleside. So it was on my list of places to visit during our recent holiday in the Lake District. 470 more words



Jedburgh is a neat little town and like many others at this time of year is looking very pretty with lots of brightly coloured flowers. 154 more words

Broken Nation strikes a deal...

It’s no big secret that plans have been held in secret recently due to the reveleation within the company that had been set up under advice from one of the directors, so without going into the misleading timewasting of 18 months, we can reveal that certain changes are about to happen… 71 more words

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Ruskin’s Memorial

John Ruskin died at Brantwood from influenza on 20 January 1900 at the age of 80. He was buried five days later in Coniston churchyard rather than in Westminster Abbey, which might have been expected. 519 more words


Lambs to a Slaughter. (Part 17) By CpSingleton © 2010

‘Bloody hell,’ Glossop muttered. ‘Is there one seat of mine that’s safe from your fat arse?’
The old sheep-dog looked up from the battered chair it sat in, towards its owner, with dewy eyes. 207 more words


Introducing Jamie Barnes

Jamie is a Freelance Curator & Artist based in Kendal.

Musically he is most notably connected with ‘The Musical Stones of Skiddaw': a 13ft long, 1.5 tonne antique xylophone made out of stone which is housed in Keswick Museum & Art Gallery. 86 more words