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Truby Farmhouse Prepares for Transition

Brief Summing Up of the House’s History

Dear Apollo-area history lovers: When I started this blog over 3 years ago, in anticipation of Apollo’s 200th anniversary celebration in 2016, I never imagined that our family would be putting this old brick house on the market within the next few years. 745 more words

House History

Obra (Gregorio Graziosi, 2014)

Trailer Oficial – OBRA – Gregorio Graziosi from GREGORIO GRAZIOSI on Vimeo.

I saw Obra (which means ‘work’, but can also mean ‘building works’) in 2015, at Barcelona’s Festival Internacional de Cine D’Autor. 304 more words

Films

Hovdetoppen - fra øyenfryd til øyensår

Hovdetoppen i Gjøvik ble meid ned sist høst. Denne villmarkstoppen lå lik en øyenfryd midt i Gjøvik by, særlig oppe fra Eiktunet kafé kunne kunne man inhalere den i dype drag, en velsignet forgrunn til Mjøsa og Helgøya. 115 more words

Architecture

Bridges, Old and New

Bridges

Along the Merritt Parkway in Connecticut

where every bridge is different,

and old.

Art Deco at its best.

The Tappan Zee bridge

over the Hudson River in New York.

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Inspiration

Sundari Chowk

The ‘beautiful courtyard’ in the old palace of the Malla kings in Patan. The lavishly ornamented pool in the centre shows that the art of Nepalese stone carving is in no way inferior to its art of wood carving. 73 more words

Asia

The making of London's West End

Through serendipity, I was invited to a lecture on ‘The Making of London’s West End’, having only recently attended a fascinating lecture about The White Slave Trade and the Policing of the Late Victorian West End… 1,138 more words

History

Two Days in Budapest

Having visited Budapest twice in the past and with only two days in this beautiful city this trip, I decided on two activities, a visit to the Unicum distillery and museum and a visit to Szentendre, a small town 12 km north of Budapest. 384 more words

Architecture