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April 8

1820 – The Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Melos.

Aphrodite found herself rescued by a peasant
after centuries buried under rubble, changed, 164 more words


Classicism to Surrealism: Dali’s Venus with Drawers

On the 8th of April 1820, the statue of Venus de Milo was discovered by a peasant called Yorgos Kentrotas within a buried niche in the ancient city ruins of Milos (currently Tripiti) in the Aegean. 865 more words


A Weekend in Paris, Part II

NOTE: For Part I of A Weekend In Paris, clizzick here.

We rushed back to La Chappelle to meet Vivienne’s friends, who had moved to Paris a year before and promised us a night on the town.   2,155 more words

Museums In Paris


Largely an undiscovered island, with perhaps the most interesting coastline of any other island this size in the world.
A volcanic island, Milos is known as the island of colors, mainly because of its spectacular, colorful rock formations! 95 more words


Paris In 7 Hours!


Is it because our Via Rail is subsidized by the government that we’ll never see a high speed railway in Canada?

Ok. Up to 300km/h?…FINALLY I AM SITTING IN AN F1 CAR without getting my ribs punched out..(i’ve never sat in an F1 Car…go karts yes…similar power to weight ratio and after a few hours you feel as though someone has literally been punching you in the ribs the entire time)….this thing is faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaast…ear popping, vision blurring fast. 1,056 more words

The Spartan Bride

The following is a short story written after The Vagina Monologues. It is a feminist piece which aims to explore ideas of femininity, and in particular the act of shaving. 894 more words

We Are All Accelerated Readers - Los Campesinos!

I recently took a quiz to determine which Breakfast Club character I’d be (got the Criminal–yesssss), and have had lines from this track replaying in my head ever since. 66 more words