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Sunday Morning -- Pre-Raphaelite of the Week

This is the “Prioress’s Tale Wardrobe,” which was designed by Philip Webb and decorated by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, with scenes from the Prioress’s Tale from… 56 more words


Mr. Turner: A Film by Mike Leigh

Last week I spent a couple of hours, post a passion fruit caipirinha, watching the newly released ‘Mr. Turner’. Having not read any reviews of the film, I had no real expectations. 2,084 more words


Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

The painting is based on the Arthurian legend of the beguiling of Merlin by Nimue, the Lady of the Lake.  But there’s another story behind the picture. 126 more words


A Party at Lord Leighton's House

Last week saw the opening of the exhibition ‘A Victorian Obsession’ at Leighton House Museum, and I was pleased to be at the opening event, which felt like a party at Lord Leighton’s home. 566 more words


Lady Smut Book of Dark Desires Party TONIGHT!

The Lady Smut crew are having a party tonight on Facebook to celebrate our anthology release. Want to come? Click HERE and join the fun. Also, click  16 more words


Theory of Colours (1810)

Can you lend me the Theory of Colours for a few weeks? It is an important work. His last things are insipid. —Ludwig van Beethoven, …

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Witches and wicked bodies (British Museum)

Yesterday I went to the exhibition Witches and Wicked Bodies at the British Museum so, rather than focus on just one artwork of the week, I thought I would discuss various of those on display. 673 more words