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Custom Made House Sign

My own custom design, hand-carved into a section of reclaimed slate fireplace and hand enamelled.

This is the starting material and my original design;

The customer and myself were really pleased with the final piece! 57 more words

‘Perceptions vs Reality’

The Museum of the History Of Polish Jews

in Warsaw, Poland (1)


“The museum is a legitimate institution. It, therefore, finds itself with considerable power….the images created by museums can buttress social identity and consolidate social position and class interests…..they can enable the opening of new ideas and the articulation of long silent questions.

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Art History

Red, Red Rose

O my Luve’s like a red, red rose
That’s newly sprung in June;
O my Luve’s like the melodie
That’s sweetly play’d in tune.

As fair art thou, my bonnie lass, 77 more words



Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the stunning experience of visiting Scotland- the homeland of my beau, Ritchie Munro. Through old streets where I envision sheep roaming the cobbled stones to sprawling mountains where blood was shed over freedom to ancient churches where beauty still strikes through stained glass and spire, the spirit of the old has not left this place. 518 more words

Anna Mischke

Star Light, Star Bright

I decided to do something a bit different last night and have a crack at something with which I have never had much success – namely astro photography. 389 more words


A Bird Is Not A Stone

Currently touring the UK are a group of utterly inspiring poets. Scottish and Palestinian poets have collaborated in order to bring us a whole book of thoughtful and beautiful poetry. 441 more words


An English Perspective on a Scottish Referendum

To many Scots the idea of another English perspective on their hugely significant independence referendum is an unwelcome prospect, the most likely reaction being “its none of your business”. 726 more words