You all know what happened yesterday. Avengers: Age of Ultron, the latest epic superhero blockbuster in the series of low-to-middlebrow epic superhero blockbusters (and one weird little TV show) we know fondly as the Marvel Cinematic Universe, opened in the US. 1,228 more words
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A Nepalese tanka (hanging scroll) depicting the Bodhisattva Yamāntaka
Mineral pigments on cotton. Painting 50cm x 35cm approx.
Private collection Great Britain
Yamāntaka is seen as a wrathful manifestation of Mañjuśrī, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, and in other contexts functions as a Dharmapāla. 36 more words
My ‘window collecting’ mission in Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city, was as hurried as our day and a half there.
Arriving via Germany, Austria, and Slovenia earlier in the morning, we settled into our apartment, and took to the streets, while dodging raindrops and securing some goodies at one of the local supermarkets. 306 more words