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Book reviews

I’m just off to the workshop for a couple who are coming in to make some garden mosaics. When I get back this evening I’ll be working on a couple of book reviews. 48 more words


walking up on urban seat art

I walk a lot. One of my favorite reasons for doing so is that I see the city in detail – things that otherwise I would never notice. 89 more words


Stone Paper from the Da Vinci Notebook Kickstarter

I’ve been hearing murmurs lately about stone paper, like that it’s a thing and doesn’t require trees. Treeless paper? That’s as crazy as an inkless pen… 851 more words


Under the Sign of the Cross

Lara Stone posing for Visionaire 60th issue, Religion. Photo: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

Contrary to current popular belief, the Latin or “Passion” cross was not a Christian emblem from the beginning. 236 more words


How To Produce Living Room Concepts With Stone Wall Decoration

To make living area with stone wall decoration, you do not need to have to tear down an current wall. As an alternative, you dress up an interior wall with stone panels. 24 more words

Daily Ideas

John Rylands Library, Manchester

These unusual and beautiful cut letters are found on the outer wall of the John Rylands Library in Manchester. Designed by Basil Champneys (1842-1935), the library was commission by Enriqueta Rylands (1843-1908)in 1899 in memory of her late husband, the textile manufacture  and philanthropists, John Rylands (1801-1888). 108 more words



I shall build my empire upon this world,
so thy shadow shall stretch across continents.
I don’t care for the honor of dislodging the blade from the stone. 20 more words

A Boyish Fling At Poetry