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So I recently read a lovely little eco-friendly copy of Madding Crowd (thank you Penguin and Oxfam for once again proving that good reads don’t have to empty your pockets!). 237 more words


Blackpaint 461- Pablo and Francis, Will and George and Gustav

Bacon and Picasso

It occurred to me while looking at Picasso in Tate Modern that the shapes of some of Bacon’s nudes are very much like those of Picasso – that is, you could paint out the flesh in the Bacons and substitute a matt cream, or light green or blue and you’d have a Picasso.. 536 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Far from the madding crowd

My dearest Pakistan

I may have been away for almost four years now, but my heart still lies in Pakistan.  While I may be far from the madding crowd, my mind is constantly on what is happening in my country.  171 more words


In which I discuss my "currently reading" list.

I volunteer at my library twice a week, all year long, so I’m at the library quite a bit, especially in the summer. However, by the time this week is up, I’ll have been there every day since Tuesday for the special events and teen programs. 460 more words