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Winter Sounds

In the Sonoran desert, the sun refuses to concede the stage.   It simply takes a short break from its merciless torture of the landscape.  Like the Terminator, summer will be back.  281 more words

The Charm of the City

As the heart of historical London, the one square mile designated as the City has a staggering amount of history. Over hundreds of years it’s been frequented by figures such as members of the Knights Templar, Sir Christopher Wren, and Samuel Pepys, as well as hundreds of ubiquitous white-wigged barristers. 692 more words

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sigmar polke and st pauls

i went to see the Sigmar Polke exhibition at Tate Modern – i loved the earlier years – the muted colours of the warhol like product paintings, and the dotted pop pictures  – and did Damien Hirst see Polke’s early spot picture?   141 more words

Art, Film, Music, Events And Exhibitions

People : Sir Christopher Wren, The Man Who Built London ...

Sir Christopher Michael Wren PRS (20 October 1632 – 25 February 1723) is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including his masterpiece, St. 4,904 more words

First Night Design reblogged this on First Night History and commented:

I have a particular interest in Sir Christopher Wren as his great-granddaughter, Theodosia, married into my mother's side of the family. While I have inherited a passion for architecture, the same cannot be said of mathematics and physics!

St. Paul's Cathedral

Any city I go to, I always go in as many churches as possible. This is one of my all time favorites. The inside is heavenly, A brides dream.

Photography

Photo of the Week: Bird's-eye View

Earlier this year, on our weekend trip to Dubai, we had a long layover in London and decided to venture out of the airport.  We spent the day lounging in a pub and hitting up a few tourist sites.   197 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular

When I read the Weekly Photo Challenge theme “Angular”, my first thought was to look for architectural image. I found this one of St Paul’s Cathedral, taken through a doorway installation on the street that frames the cupola quite well. 41 more words

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