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John Sturt (1658-1730): Engraver, Illustrator, Calligrapher

One of the most extensive sections of the Thackeray Bequest is a collection of theology books, ranging from the Koberger Latin Bible printed in Nuremberg in 1478 to around 160 books in Gothic script published between 1530 and 1580 by such notable figures as John Calvin, Hugh Latimer, Philip Melanchthon, Sir Thomas More, William Tyndale, Luther and Erasmus. 397 more words


Celebrate the short days

Since we changed the clock last Sunday here, the days are rapidly getting longer. And although I am positively thrilled about that- and the longer days are just delightful, I’m going to miss taking photos of the city in the dark. 33 more words

Alcoves of green

I’ve put off posting this for too long. 
Thursday {January 18th, 2018} 8:24 p.m.

I walked into McCosh yesterday, and a TA with rainbow coloured hair, a galaxy-coloured jacket, and leggings with cats on them (a huge derpy cat was plastered over her butt) handed me my math final. 1,050 more words


License to Curl? Considering State Licensure Rules

In our ever-specializing world, we are confronted by a dizzying array of service providers who are eager to help us out (for a fee).   We expect some professionals, like doctors, dentists and accountants, to be highly educated, trained and licensed.  1,139 more words


what makes your job worthwhile #4

Please meet Nozuko Klaas, our very capable and cheerful Kitchen Assistant, who has been with us for four years.

Nozuko gives her current job the thumbs-up for a variety of reasons: the other staff members are friendly and helpful, the hours are very manageable and a five-day week beats working in a restaurant, like she used to. 123 more words

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