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How We Might Live: William Morris's Socialism

William Morris was one of Hammersmith’s most famous former residents. The Local Studies Library (at Hammersmith Library) holds a very large and important collection of his printed books and other material related to his life and work. 154 more words

Archives & Local Studies

Call for Papers: Victorian Education. University of Northampton.

“Now, what I want is Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life…”

23rd January 2015, University of Northampton… 254 more words


William Morris exhibition

It’s no secret that I’m a big William Morris fan, and I had an enjoyable afternoon at London’s latest tribute to Morris – “Anarchy and Beauty” at the National Portrait Gallery. 110 more words

News From Utopia: William Morris and A.S. Neill

“You let your children run wild and didn’t teach them anything; and in short, you have so far refined your education that now you have none.” 1,198 more words


Visited Standen House

Today I visited Standen House in East Grinstead, West Sussex. The house was built in 1980s by James Beale who used the architect Philip Webb. Webb was friends and co-designers with William Morris so Morris’ firm of designers were responsible for most the interiors – wallpapers, cushions, rugs etc. 46 more words



Previously, in my posted called Never Ending Battle, I noted that minimalism is a war. This war must be won by winning more battles that we lose. 344 more words

Path Toward Minimalism