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The Coast of Folly Explores the “Compulsion of Failure”

Coningsby Dawson’s The Coast of Folly explores a real but rarely discussed individual and social problem: the extent to which individuals are responsible not only for their behavior but for the impression their behavior is likely to give others. 238 more words

World War I

063_Train station Maribor: quicker

I didn’t like the previous sketch too much so I sketched one other sketch of the train station, this time with graphite stick. I like the composition of volumes and play of horizontal and vertical accents in this late slovenian functionalist architectural complex. 26 more words


Riding out the Storm

While World War II had officially ended in August 1945, men were still stationed in the Pacific in October as groups went through the demobilization process. 510 more words

Fifth Air Force

Divided Memory

Herf, Jeffrey.  Divided Memory: the Nazi Past in the Two Germanys.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997.

Herf has written an in interesting and important study of the formation of official memories of the National Socialist regime in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the German Democratic Republic (GDR).  589 more words


Vintage Post War Radio

I received this radio, a Scott 800B AM-FM radio with phonograph, from my dear, departed Aunt. It was built in 1947, and for the times was considered a real luxury. 111 more words



Si è conclusa da poco a Basilea la 45a edizione di Art Basel (19-22 giugno), la più prestigiosa e celebre tra le fiere d’arte moderna e contemporanea del mondo. 382 more words


ලේ හැලුවා මදි ද?

Poster in front of Therstern College, Colombo  24/06/2014

Human Rights