July is Watercolour Month

Did you know that July is watercolour month?

This watercolour painting currently on display in Artful Architecture in the Art Space at 34 Frank is one of many done by artist John Kolstein. 314 more words

John Kolstein

It's Horse, Of Course!

This is a story about Laura and her love of horses.

Who’s Laura? She’s Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s Chief Merchant!

At the age of three, Laura attended a dinner party with her parents and spotted horses nearby. 551 more words


Short Stories vs Novels: A Taste of Both Worlds

With The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks, I’ve stepped more into short stories than I did before.  Normally, I’m more of a novelist with a love of series as you can tell from  899 more words


Collections: Marilyn Monroe

(Image Credit: Swann Galleries)

Marilyn has had a very special place in my heart ever since I first saw her in “Some Like It Hot” when I was a very young girl. 299 more words


Weekly Update: Week 16

I did a fair amount of decluttering this weekend and ended up donating another 2 bags of clothes and quite a few pairs of shoes.  Now, my suits fit into the main closet and only a few of my sweaters and other seasonal clothing remain in the hall closet.   585 more words


Meet our new placement student!

We’re pleased to introduce Hanning Feng, who is on a placement with the Museum & Art Gallery for 8 weeks this summer as part of her Museum Studies postgraduate degree with the University of Leicester. 152 more words