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The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman

This isn’t quite a graphic novel, more like a picture book for teens or grow-ups; a short blended retelling of Snow White and Sleeping Beauty in which a grown-up Snow White (simply referred to as The Queen) goes on a quest to protect her kingdom from a sleeping curse emanating from the neighboring kingdom. 50 more words


Browne — History of the Metropolitan Church of St. Peter, York (1847)

Browne, John. The History of the Metropolitan Church of St. Peter, York, Illustrated by Extracts from Authentic records, by Plans, Sections, and Engravings of Architectural and Sculptural Details. 28 more words

William Pickering

Clark — Description and History of Kidwelly Castle (1851)

Clark, George T. A Description and History of Kidwelly Castle, Caermarthenshire. London: W. Pickering; Tenby: R. Mason, 1851..


Digital copy: Google.

William Pickering

Preaching to the Chickens

Who could resist a children’s book called Preaching to the Chickens? Maria Popova at Brainpickings, my favorite source for children’s book recommendations, wrote about it just before Christmas. 231 more words

Shaw — Examples of Ornamental Metal Work (1836)

Shaw, Henry. Examples of Ornamental Metal Work, Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. London: William Pickering, 1836.


Digital copy: Internet Archive.

William Pickering

A Simple Way to Make Cheddar Cheese and Your Own Cheese Press!

This as simple a way to make a pressed cheddar cheese, I will also include illustrated instructions on how to make your own press! You can create fresh cheddar curds without the use of a press. 675 more words

Art And Cooking

Edinburgh Castle, Exterior Sketch

What does it take to look like a local? Apparently nothing more than a sketchbook and appearing to be at ease in the frigid morning air – oh, and the fair skin and blonde hair probably help (a lot!). 45 more words