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TheThames at Kelmscot

Morris asleep under a tree

The artists coat

Lovely fabrics

Rossetti’s painting of Morris’s wife

Exterior of manor

Fabric design


A Day with the Pre-Raphaelites and the Queen

I can summarize my post in three easy words: I loved today.

In general, I love art and museums. Tate Museum and its serendipitous 19th century people and places tour was simply wonderful. 388 more words

March 13

Rossetti and the doppelgangers

A topic that I have been interested in for some time is the idea of the doppelgänger. And I’m not the only person to be intrigued by the notion of a mysterious double and what it might mean. 452 more words


Tonight at the opera

On Friday week ago I went to London to do two things – to see the pre-Raphaelite paintings in Tate Britain, and to hear Angela Gheorghiu sing. 1,507 more words

Not Shakespeare

Birmingham: The Adventure Part 1

I spent the first half of my day in Birmingham on optimum tourist mode. That is to say that I hit the touristy parts of town, namely the Library of Birmingham and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. 599 more words

Homespun Wood

Dad had a feel for wood,
working with the grain to craft a mitre joint.
The sweet scent of fresh cut timber made him feel good; 112 more words