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July 17, 1717: Chambermaids Gone Wild

The King was on the poop deck counting out his money; the Queen was in the fo’c’sle eating bread and honey.

A bevy of aristocrats, including King George I himself, boarded the royal barge at Whitehall Palace for a nautical jaunt up the Thames toward Chelsea.  289 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

New Speed reviews from the author of Water Music

I met Chris Botkin a few weeks ago through an online group we’re both a part of. Someone in that group asked everyone about their hobbies, and there were a few writers in the group. 551 more words

Book Review

Handel's Water Music to be performed by Baroque 2000

Baroque 2000’s new season begins on Sunday, April 10 at the church of the Monastery Mariannhill and features excerpts from suites one and two of Handel’s celebrated… 150 more words

Ash to Ashes

Ongoing natter

random chronic gibberish

still work in progress

 virgin walnut oil

unhurried lapping

waters flow uphill

Poetry

Song in a Pale Key

So much of the sensory experience of being by the ocean is based on what we hear – fog horns, gulls, and the ever-changing music of the waves. 120 more words

Art

October Throws a Party

There’s red and then there’s the red explosion also known as the month of October in New England. I have been swept up by autumn’s vibrancy and range of reds – each shade of coral and orange, all the warm, cool, dark and tonal in-betweens. 126 more words

Art

The light at the end of the tunnel

By the banks of the river Darenth that skirts through a far corner of Dartford municipal park, Jonah sat on a bench and gazed at the weeping willows. 994 more words

Jonah And Anna-Belle