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A Smoldering Dumpsite Called Home: Life in Manila Slums

By Re

I woke up in my bunk in Makati, Manila’s Boutique Hostel. It was 6 in the morning but impatience woke me before my alarm had the chance to irritate the others with whom I shared a dorm. 898 more words

Women To Watch

How Turner's tondos reached Ulster and Texas

The two Turner tondos, Dawn of Christianity and Glaucus and Scylla, (see previous post) purchased by BG Windus after the Royal Academy exhibition in 1841, stayed together until 1872. 660 more words

JMW Turner

Turner's tondos

Late Turner: painting set free, the recent exhibition at Tate Britain brought together
two Turner paintings, which had hung in the same room in the Royal Academy exhibition in 1841 and which were bought by BG Windus: … 223 more words

JMW Turner

Sanwa Tondo Festival!

Sunday I was invited into a Tondo Festival in Sanwa by one of my friends. When I was invited I had no idea what it was, so I decided to accept her invitation and go! 274 more words

A little drawing

A little graphite drawing of a veiled “Voluptuary” on Strathmore paper. The circular tondo is about 9.25″inches diameter.

Sometimes I do these kinds of drawings as something more than a quick sketch, but not quite a full rendered drawing. 66 more words

Art

Pasko sa Devisoria!

balita- balita ang sikat na palengke
kung saan nagkalat ang paninda
kung anu- anong klase, presyo, kalidad
para masalubong at regalo sa pasko
at sa bagong taon ibat- ibang handa… 125 more words

Poem For Christmas