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Treasure Trove: Time in a Bottle

Every now and again, when I have nothing better to do with my time, I’ll find myself watching an episode of Hoarders. This nearly always leaves me with a desperate urge to get rid of at least some of the junk I keep in my house, and my collection of wine and alcohol bottles have recently been deposited at the recycling centre, but not before I took this photograph. 157 more words

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Treasure Trove: The Photographs of Jamie Livingston

Recently a video popped up in my Facebook newsfeed. It was the story of Jamie Livingston, a New York-based filmmaker who, from March 1979 until his death on October 25th 1997, took a polaroid photograph each day. 92 more words

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Treasure Trove: The art of Louise Ingram Rayner

Born in Derbyshire, England, Louise Ingram Rayner (1832-1924) was a watercolourist who, throughout the summers of the 1870s and 1880s, travelled throughout England painting exquisite cityscapes. 86 more words

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Treasure Trove: ‘Aslan’s Theme’ by Geoffrey Burgon

This short piece was the theme music for the BBC’s ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ back in the 1980s. I loved the series, and consider it to be superior to the more recent movies because it was far truer to the books and therefore did a far better job of conveying the deeper meaning of Lewis’ works, rather than focussing on the visual appeal of special effects. 126 more words

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The Dollhouse: New Chair

While shopping at the Antique Trove in Scottsdale, I found this very cute slipper chair. It is in lovely condition with the original fabric. The fabric is full of pastoral scenes with animals. 91 more words

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The Beauty of Video Games: Shovel Knight

For the uninitiated Shovel Knight is a crowd-funded 2D platformer from indie developer Yacht Club Games. Most people know what it is and have likely played, knowing that it has a new DLC out “Spectre of torment” on most platforms. 754 more words

Shovel Knight Review

Not that long ago, I took a work trip to Chicago for a few days. Having beaten The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild… 464 more words

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