This week we will celebrate Joseph Mallord William “J. M. W.” Turner’s 240th birthday! The pioneering English artist always claimed that his birthday was April 23, 1775, but in fact the precise date of his birth is a bit of a mystery. 324 more words
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“Semerwater rise, and Semerwater sink, And swallow the town all save this house, Where they gave me food and drink! ” cried the Angel.
Semerwater was created at the end of the last Ice Age when glacial debris and sediment dammed the valley causing the formation of a lake.205 more words
This article returns the attention of Sublimesites.co to the southern Swiss city of Bellinzona to investigate another site drawn by John Ruskin. Bellinzona has been the subject of two previous articles published on 29 September 2014. 2,482 more words