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The UK and the Global Goals: how are they to be achieved?

I’ve written before about the Global Goals – the internationally agreed programme to ‘transform our world’ by 2030, reducing inequality, securing a safe and healthy natural environment and ensuring prosperity for all, or, put better by Ban Ki Moon in September 2015 ‘It is an agenda for people, to end poverty in all its forms. 555 more words

⟼ D.C. ⟼

4:30 AM

Yeah, you read right. That’s the time my alarm went off in order to make it to my flight on time. I feel like every week I’m checking off one more thing from the “Adult Checklist.” As of this week, taking the red-eye flight has been crossed off. 312 more words




  • I was here: April 24th and 25th, 2013.
  • Recommended number of days: 2.
  • My score: 3/5.

Nagasaki feels like Hiroshima, like atomic bomb, and like curiosity to know what was there after it and what kind of city it is today. 126 more words


"Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting" at the NGA

Meanwhile, back in Washington, I finally made it the National Gallery of Art for the brilliant “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting” exhibit.

The show included almost 70 works by Vermeer and his fellow painters of the Dutch Golden Age. 48 more words


Christian Dior: Couturier Du Reve, Paris, France: The Lowdown.

Haute couture gets its due at one of Paris’s most-visited Museums: Les Arts Decoratifs!

A current exhibit there celebrates the work of one of the world’s best known couturiers. 439 more words


Talks, Lectures & Events

2017 has been a thrilling year filled with lectures, talks and presentations. The subjects have been various and venues even more so, including Cathedrals in Toronto, Theaters in Paris, and the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. 22 more words

Art History