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Tether: The Second Story Moon

(Artwork by Jan Brett)

“I knew that it was not appropriate behaviour. It made me look shifty and nervous, or like I didn’t really want to be there.

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Procrastination and promises

This postcard has an image of a politician sitting on a fence (with the word ‘Promises’ on). His shirt or waistcoat identifies him as a ‘Cabinet minister’ and he holds a stick with the word ‘Procrastination’ on it. 231 more words


Edward Lear, Pentedatelo and Jenidgé

Two undated watercolours to be auctioned at Bonhams:

Pentedatelo (Pentedattilo, Calabria, Italy), signed with monogram.

Jenidgé (Macedonia).

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The Owl and the Dildo...?

And there in a wood two nymphets stood,
with dildos bigger than mine, than mine, than mine,
With dildos bigger than mine.
Dear girls are you able to shag my aunt Mable? 85 more words


Owl and Pussycat carved tree sculpture, Treefest Westonbirt 2013

After chatting online to Forestry Commission colleagues at Westonbirt, I came across these fabulous pictures of The Owl and the Pussycat carved from a tree trunk by David Lucas. 166 more words

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Edward Lear's First Impressions of Malta (an unpublished letter)

Dumford’s Hotel, Valletta, Malta

April 9th., 1848.

My Dear Ann,

You see by my beginning so high on the paper that I prepare to write you a rather longer letter than of late you have had. 1,971 more words

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A 1952 Review of "Journals of a Landscape Painter in Southern Calabria"

Journals of a Landscape Painter in Southern Calabria, &c. By Edward Lear, Author of “Journals of a Lnadscape Painter in Albania,” &c. ―London: Bentley, 1852. 732 more words

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