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John Robert Peel, the stone carver

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Today I thought it would be interesting to share one of the stories that was featured on our walking tour! On our tour, we talked a bit about stone carvers and John Robert Peel was one of them. 413 more words


Gugulethu Seven Memorial: Our heroes died here

On the autumn morning of 3 March 1986 the diurnality of a community was disturbed by the ringing of rifles and the clapping of live rounds as seven anti-apartheid activists between the ages of 16 and 23 were gunned down in cold blood along NY1 in Gugulethu by the apartheid regime’s police services and the insidious Vlakplaas death squad. 522 more words


6.A.2 Monumental Sculpture Lion Gate

A royal symbol of power called the lionesses. Helmets of metal adorned the heads of the lions but was plundered a long long time ago. Hydraulics, scaffolding, rock carvers and local rock material was used. 21 more words

6.A.1. Lion's Gate in Mycenae, Greece

I was MIA for a while because I have been busy doing a scrapbook/ journal of our travels to Hongkong and Beijing, China last year with my husband. 127 more words

Gate of Understanding / 融和門

It can be seen when walking along the riverside from A-Ma Temple to Macau Tower or vice versa. This monument symbolises the mutual will of  49 more words


The Reclining Gent, Paris

Montmartre Cemetery, June 2017

‘For I have known them all already, known them all—
Have known the evenings, mornings, afternoons’

Photograph: Racheal Harris
Quote: T. S. 9 more words