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Comfort Foods: Venus De Milo Soup

This winter has been all about the comfort foods for me. I’ve been hiding in my kitchen. I ended up having to make this recipe twice in the past week because the first batch was devoured so quickly. 21 more words


A wonderful week in Paris - part four

Musee du Louvre. Brilliant. I need say no more.

The audio tour is well worth it!

Trivia facts: the Louvre was originally a medieval 13th century castle. 464 more words

weekly photo challenge: symmetry

location: louvre museum, paris, france

i stood awestruck at the sight of venus de milo when i visited the louvre in paris a couple of years ago. 183 more words


The Faintest Shadow of Eros

Nudity has been represented in a range of art forms as far back as Ancient Greek times, where it was in fact a central point of artistic focus. 354 more words


Selfie Smelfie

We’re a vain bunch, us homosapiens. All through history we’ve depicted ourselves through art.

From the portraits of Ug, his wife Nog and wee Ugnog playing dead in the jaws of his pet t-rex to the ‘does my arse look big in this ginormous crinoline, love?’ stern faces that line the walls of stately piles throughout the world, it’s clear that we just feckin’ love ourselves. 342 more words


The Winged Victory of Samothrace

For our first day in Paris, our plan is to wake up about 8:00 and go to the Louvre first thing, but when we wake up, we hear rain and roll over and go back to sleep. 771 more words


Archaic Lessons for Today

Today morality is shunned and the consequences of bad behavior with multiple rights and multiple excuses. This was not the case in days of Aesop. The ancient Greeks had a thirst for knowledge. 160 more words

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