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“There is no conversation so graceful, so varied, so sparkling, as that of an intellectual and cultivated woman.” – George Routledge

Starting and maintaining a great conversation can be a difficult thing.

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Trouble with Skinpicking? Ditch the Coffee.

I have a confession to make. For a long time I have been biting my nails and picking the skin on my fingers (the ugly truth to be told: also the soles of my feet). 471 more words



Armani suit, silk tie, shoes of woodland and a dynamic style; you see a person who symbolizes himself as a complete gentlemen and just the other moment, you watch him spitting tobacco just beside the red carpet. 306 more words


Youth mannerism: Retreat etiquette

The beginning of the New Year, many companies organise retreats for their staff to plan ahead for the year. During meetings like this, you should be on your best behaviour… 991 more words


From the Collection--The Martyrdom of St. Justina of Padua by Domenico Brusasorci

Images of women martyrs have always been popular in art. Their stories are ripe with dramatic moments that capture the imaginations of both artist and audience. 1,426 more words


Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

We have previously discussed this master of Mannerism and his Autobiography previously.  The man’s self importance is only matched by the interesting manner in which he conveys this sense into a compelling autobiography that should be read once by all.  37 more words

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