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The Hare With Amber Eyes: The One Book You Have To Read

So, I’ve been a little uninspired with my blog posts lately. Yes, I’ve been writing three times a week, as usual, but I feel like I’m being repetitive. 502 more words

Literature

The Hare with the Amber Eyes

The Second World War wrought almost immeasurable destruction upon humanity. The Ephrussi family of Vienna, Odessa, Paris, Milan and London were torn apart when the war forced arbitrary lines of conflict across their filial ties. 296 more words

Ellan Read

Ceramics at Blackwell

Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House near Bowness in the Lake District is one of our favourite destinations for a day out, often combined, as was the case last Saturday, with a trip over to Abbot Hall Gallery in Kendal. 337 more words

Art

Speak up or Shut Up

We had an interesting debate in college a week ago on the subject of whether to talk and write about one’s art or whether it is better to let it speak for itself.  869 more words

Lucie Rie and the paradox of Schrödinger's pot

I don’t like pots. I just like some pots

Lucie Rie

The pots speak for themselves, but the intellectual side of Lucie is sometimes overlooked.  1,128 more words

English

Our first asparagus harvest: worth the wait

Two years ago, at the end of what we were told had been the coldest March for fifty years, I cleared a layer of frozen snow on our allotment and planted fifteen asparagus crowns that we had ordered from the Royal Horticultural Society, but which arrived just as a blizzard moved in. 2,143 more words

Poetry

Citate

Daca stii limbi straine, esti acasa pretutindeni.  (Edmund de Waal)

Limbi Straine