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New Resources from Techability

Techability is an Assistive Technology service provided by Natspec and The Karten Trust. They have produced a great selection of videos that combine to provide an excellent set of resources that explains how to use the built in options in a wide range of technologies to make using them simpler and easier. 457 more words


Nicholas Hilliard magnified

English writers of Nicholas Hilliard’s time considered him the equal of Michelangelo and Raphael, a preposterous claim, you may think.  The greatest Italian miniaturist, Giulio Clovio, had set a precedent, though, of linking the extremely large and the decidedly small by mimicking the range and layout of the Sistine ceiling in the  2,465 more words



THE SPIRITUALIST POET WILLIAM BLAKE FAMOUSLY EXPRESSED HIS DESIRE to explore life in its smallest detail, to, as he put it in his poem… 512 more words


Macro Monday, Week 1

Spooky Skull Charm, front…

… and back

Welcome to Macro Monday!

My idea is to alternate my future Monday posts between macro photography and re-scanned images of older Memory Monday slides, most of which I’ve shared previously. 230 more words


Orchids at Kew

Every year in the early spring they mount a display of orchids in a greenhouse at Kew. This year it was Colombia’s turn, and around 6000 blooms of 150 South American species were crowded together in three different artificial climates under a single cascading structure resembling a landscape-form in steel and glass. 1,698 more words

Accessibility Equipment in the Jerwood Library

Below are details of the various pieces of accessibility equipment available to students when reading in the Jerwood Library. Many of the items in this list will be of particular use to dyslexic and visually-impaired students, but anyone who thinks they might find them helpful is very welcome to use them. 186 more words

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