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Work worth doing: a meditation on meaningful employment and professional development

It is right and necessary that all men should have work to do which shall be worth doing, and be of itself pleasant to do; and which should be done under such conditions as would make it neither over-wearisome nor over-anxious. 1,677 more words

Stirring a Hornet's Nest

I’m glad to report that our west lawn has received its end of season cut, amidst much activity on site. Now part of our ongoing maintenance schedule for the lawn, we aim to carry out this activity each season in the pursuit of a richer wild flower sward – from 2016 we’ll be cutting this area from mid-summer. 435 more words

Grounds Team Updates

Illuminated letters

In school, we learned about William Morris and I started making my own illuminated letter. 13 more words

Art

Wednesday's women wood engravers ...

Wood engraving as a commercial trade ended when photogravure was established in the 1880s.  Although photogravure line blocks could be made from actual drawings more sophisticated collotype could produce anything captured by the camera. 121 more words

Postaday

William Morris found me

So I’ve been searching for the elusive stained glass books at used bookstores in Berkeley and San Francisco. I had a hard time finding anything, even on Tiffany. 187 more words

A Life for our Time (3/3): Handling the Challenges

My recent visit to Kelmscott and Inglesham made it seem appropriate to post once again a sequence which looks at the significance Morris’s life has for me. 1,344 more words

Bahá'í Faith

A Life for our Time (2/3): the challenges of commitment

My recent visit to Kelmscott and Inglesham made it seem appropriate to post once again a sequence which looks at the significance Morris’s life has for me. 1,137 more words

Book Reviews