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Freo and Perth

We spent a day in Freo and what an interesting place it was.  Full of historical buildings and a huge market, it was chock-a-block on the day we were there.  683 more words


The Weeping Angel: Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana




On my recent trip to New Orleans, I fell in love. This was not a normal love by any means. 229 more words


Drawing Casts at Statue.com

Drawing casts were originally used by European student artists during the Middle Ages as a means of practice for drawing and painting. Those studying art would use casts as means to practice scale and obtain realism, which was a popular movement at the time. 176 more words


Some Rare (for me) Photos With Ice #2

More ice photos from Blackburn Park.  In my last post I explained why photos with ice are rare for me.  To save you from having to read that logorrheic post, the bottom line is I don’t like cold weather and therefore rarely go out into the cold to take pictures.   122 more words

Nikon D7100

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

First of all, dibs on that title for a future story. Today has been wonderful, and absolutely exhausting. I managed to get some more sleep after posting yesterday and came down for breakfast at 8am. 986 more words


The Advantages of Ugly

This blog has devoted much space to the advantages and problems of beauty, and much like in our own culture, beauty was a central concern of art and literature in the ancient world. 1,126 more words

Ancient Greece

Grimsby Central Library

Grimsby Central Library was built between 1966 and 1968 and is now operated by Lincs Inspire. The statues on the outside were made by local artist Peter Todd and called the Guardians of Knowledge. 106 more words