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Charles Lamb RHA (1893-1964) Ireland

The Irish landscape artist, portrait and figure painter Charles Lamb was born in County Armagh. He studied painting and life-drawing at night classes at Belfast School of Art, before winning a scholarship to the Metropolitan School of Art in Dublin in 1917 where he came under the influence of Sean Keating. 281 more words

Art Life

Regency Personalities Series-Thomas Bowdler

Regency Personalities Series

In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 1,043 more words

Writing

Benjamin Robert Haydon

Haydon was born in Plymouth, and from an early age he proved himself an eager student. He received most of his education at the Plympton Grammar School, which was also attended by Sir Joshua Reynolds. 604 more words

Miscellaneous Writing

The Humour of Charles Lamb

This week’s Random Book of the Week is false advertising but enjoyable nonetheless.

Look at this picture: does this chap seem like a humorous man to you? 373 more words

Book Review

Regency Personalities Series-Francis Stephen Cary

Regency Personalities Series

In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 351 more words

Writing

Susma haykır, noktürnal insanlar vardır

Evet, evet biliyorum noktürnal yerine kullanılabilecek daha Türkçe bir kelime elbet vardır ama gececi ve hatta gececil bile seks meraklısı ergen erkekleri anımsatıyor ve noktürnal kulağa daha romantik ve mistik geliyor o yüzden özür dilemeden bu kelimeyi kullanacağım. 1,269 more words

Life

Credulity is the man’s weakness, but the child’s strength. – Charles Lamb http://ift.tt/29gOpp5

Charles Lamb