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Postcard from Harvard I: a humanist manuscript owned by William Morris

Do not be jealous: I am spending a month in that other Other Place — Cambridge, MA. I am doing so at the beneficence of Harvard’s… 549 more words

Manuscripts

Beauty

ˈbjuːti/

Beauty describes something that pleases the eye through a combination of shape, colour and form

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What is it, that makes a person believe something is beautiful? 472 more words

Designers and Books

Designers & Books is an advocate for books as an important source of inspiration for creativity, innovation, and invention. The main way they do this is by publishing lists of 179 more words

Blog

Fading Glory

Already
the daffodil
begins to fade
yesterday stout
in splendor bright
too soon gone brown
and today we tout
these tulips’ lips
so scandalous
blood`red… 73 more words

Poetry

Wallpapering again

I thought I’d never do it again but this week I felt inspired to remove some wallpaper in our kitchen that was starting to peel off. 127 more words

Journal

Love is Enough ~ Poem by William Morris

Love is Enough

Love is enough: though the world be a-waning,
And the woods have no voice but the voice of complaining,
Though the skies be too dark for dim eyes to discover… 64 more words

Optimism

A little something for the Allotment

A hefty chunk of the easter holidays have been spent on my allotment. This is great because the weather has been brilliant. Yesterday I managed to buy myself some new boots to wear down on the plot, and due to a combination of one of the rivets falling out ( imho repairable or livable with) and other factors, the boots only cost £23… instead of £115! 243 more words

Sewing