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I See Dead People: Art From Beyond The Grave

Although we still have more than a month to go before Halloween, an interesting article in this month’s National Geographic raises the question of whether Eugène Delacroix‘s (arguable) masterpiece of 1830, “Liberty Leading the People”, was painted using a heaping helping of human remains. 387 more words


Was This Masterpiece Painted With Ground Mummy?

From at least the 16th century until as late as the early 1900s, a pigment made from mummified human remains appeared on the palettes of European artists, … 42 more words


New study on Egyptian mummies shows historical context of modern maladies

Aussie researchers have provided a rare glimpse into the medical histories of ancient Egyptians.

Published: SBS Science, 19/09/16


​I am Scratching Already Mum

Dirty rotten little shits.😠

How many of you are scratching your head already?

Even thinking about them has me ripping the skin off my scalp. 642 more words


Cat Warfare Cards From Grandma Pat

For many years I have hand written cards to my grandson each week.  He likes to get mail. He also loves cats.

This fall when my grandson entered 5th grade, I began a new card series titled, “Cat Warfare.”  Each week a different picture of a cat will grace the front of the card with an appropriate historic account written for his enjoyment. 565 more words


Men and Monsters (Excerpt)

I’ve had an awful lot of fun lately taking concepts I started a long, long time ago and revamping them. It’s shown me how much I’ve grown as a writer, and how much experience I’ve accumulated. 2,826 more words


Terrible Three's...?

Is there really such a thing? I mean I know that the ‘terrible two’s’ definitely exist. I have been there and done that. Even have the t-shirt to prove it. 362 more words

Just Being Mummy!