“Twas the Night before Christmas”, also known as “A Visit from St Nicholas” was written in 1822 by Clement Clarke Moore and was originally written for his family (supposedly on Christmas Eve, but this may have just been part of a marketing strategy from the publishers). 31 more words
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Published on Jul 25, 2016
What started out as a “Moore” tongue & cheek election decode has turned into much “Moore” then I was expecting. Please do not miss the bombshell at the end on public law 414 and the election date. 33 more words
William Stokes in his book The Life and Labours in Art and Archeology of George Petrie (Cambridge Library 1896) recalls George Petrie’s discovery of an inscription at the base of what became the High Cross of Tuam, with a little help from a polite passerby; 416 more words
It was common for the English to travel to France. One nineteenth century English traveler kept detailed notes about his 1822 trip and experiences as he traveled from Calais to Paris, France. 70 more words
I am delighted to welcome author Kathryn Gauci to my blog today.
Kathryn Gauci was born in Leicestershire, England, and studied textile design at Loughborough College of Art and later at Kidderminster College of Art and Design where she specialised in carpet design and technology. 892 more words