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Places: Muskauer Park

Back in 2011 at the conclusion of our voyage round Berlin I observed that post-World War Two borders had carved through two creations of the great 19th century landscape gardener Prince… 1,367 more words

Avant-gardening

Bicycles Beginning

“Every time I see an adult on a bicycle,
I no longer despair for the future of the human race.”
H. G. Wells


This weeks eruption of the Calbuco volcano, reminded me of the following article I wrote a few years ago about the history of the bicycle: 831 more words

April

"Every girl's crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man"

The photograph of the man above caught my attention because I love the coordination of the jacket, shirt, tie, handkerchief, hat, and especially the shoes with those plaid pants (the beard, not so much). 184 more words

Dandies

Op-Ed: Fashion’s Bold New Future Has No Gender

Blame athleisure, that slow-burn trend that has us wearing workout clothes outside of the gym, or maybe look to the jersey dressing championed by the likes of Alexander Wang, but much of what passes for men’s and women’s clothing these days is separated by a line that’s barely perceptible. 480 more words

Art

There's nowt so hard as fops

We tend to think of fops as weak, coddled, over-groomed, and lacking in mettle. A man wearing make-up, a powdered wig and silks, speaking with an affected drawl and striking artful poses; a woman with towering hair and a lapdog, fanning herself with infinite boredom and leisure. 1,367 more words

Books + Stories

Review – Dandies Vegan Mini Marshmallows – Lazy Girl Vegan

Wow, this is not a dream of fluffy marshmallow clouds…this is real life. Gelatin-free marshmallows! It may be hard to believe, but I think these vegan marshmallows are actually much better than the brands I grew up with! 399 more words

Vegan Food

CHRISTMAS WISH LIST!! (Yes, I know it's Christmas Eve)

I know there’s only one day left until Christmas, but the time sure does fly by. I couldn’t figure out what I truly wanted for Christmas. 124 more words

Healthy Living