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When Dixie Goes, So Do the Founding Fathers

The attack on the Confederate flag and Southern monuments is an attack on the European people who settled this land. The recent events in New Orleans are exposing the true nature and goals of American P.O.C. 711 more words


An Elephant with an Obelisk(?) Bernini in Rome

Whether in a small town or the most sprawling metropolis, simply walking around leads to unexpected discoveries.

Rome is an excellent example. Replete with buildings, monuments, art and even plumbing that originated over a span of thousands of years, the city delivers a ceaseless barrage of sights that bear investigating. 630 more words


Avatars of Sandstone

I have many minis from the Bones and other kickstarters that I have prepped and undercoated, but do not have any immediate inspiration to paint, so they sit around looking sad. 84 more words



Venice is full of wonderful, old weathered statues peering down at the streets below.



A sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, 2017

“Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are in every way. For as I went through the city and looked carefully at the objects of your worship, I found among them an altar with the inscription, ‘To an unknown god.’” (Acts 17:22b-23)

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Random pic of the day 20/05/17

Another raid on the archive. Here is a shot from The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, one of my favourites.