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The R Word

     A large part of my misspent youth was taken up with the study of Roman and Greek language and culture, their history and their philosophies.  One of the great mysteries of both the Roman and the Greek civilizations is why such civilizations, so carefully grounded and structured, should so completely collapse.  1,466 more words

Architecture - the Romanesque Our Lady & St Alphege Catholic Church

I love this church’s architecture – I can’t believe it was only built in 1927, it’s like a little bit of Tuscany war picked up & dropped here. 60 more words


Easy DIY Roman Shades

You wish your home would have more style but don’t know exactly how to achieve that result in an easy and simple way? This neat trick of transforming some regular blinds into cool and stylish roman shades is going to light up your day. 15 more words

Daily Ideas

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014: Belgrade Forest


Turkey is a home full of valuable antiques. Small town, Kemerburgaz, north of Istanbul is one of the shelves within this home. 1,523 more words

Bernhard Hvals forsnakkelser - Lars Saabye Christensen

Elsker du det norske språk, forunderlige karakterer og historier som ikke skriker tungt litterært mesterverk er denne boken noe å anbefale. Jeg på min side må si at denne boken nesten ble så fjasete at jeg til slutt mistet grepet på hele greia. 178 more words


From Belief to Faith

Fred Plumer suggests we are hanging onto an outmoded and even confusing concept when we maintain belief in the Trinity. For him it is no more than a historical construct to allow the Roman Empire to move from paganism to singular Godhead. 43 more words