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Nicholas V
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ART SUNDAY - ROMÀ RIBERA
“Fame can take interesting men and thrust mediocrity upon them.” - David Bowie Romà Ribera i Cirera (13 December 1848, Barcelona - 29 May 1935, Barcelona) was a Catalonian genre painter. He specialised in contemporary scenes from upper-class social events, ...

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MUSIC SATURDAY - JEREMY CAVATERRA
“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” - Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Contemporary “serious” music (i.e. music based on formal models of the classical tradition) can be a minefield to navigate. There are m...

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POETS UNITED - NOSTALGIA
“Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty
to reject despair.” - Elie Wiesel The theme for this Midweek Motif at Poets United is “Nostalgia”. This
is a sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past and the
word i...

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TRAVEL TUESDAY #67 - IZMIR, TURKEY
“The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no
clock can measure.” - William Blake Welcome to the Travel Tuesday meme! Join me every Tuesday and showcase your creativity in photography, painting and drawing, music, poetry, creative writing...

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MYTHIC MONDAY - EGYPT 1, THE PANTHEON
“All religions must be tolerated, for every man must get to heaven in his own way.” - Epictetus Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals, which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered on the E...

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ART SUNDAY - LEE LAWRIE
“Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart.” - Arthur Erickson   Lee Oscar Lawrie (October 16, 1877 – January 23, 1963) was one of the United States' foremost architectural sculp...

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“Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart.” - Arthur Erickson     Lee Oscar Lawrie (October 16, 1877 – January 23, 1963) was one of the United States' foremost architectural scu...

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MUSIC SATURDAY - BAX: ELEGIAC TRIO
“Where words fail, music speaks.” ― Hans Christian Anderse n Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax KCVO (8 November 1883 – 3 October 1953) was an English composer, poet, and author. His prolific output includes songs, choral music, chamber pieces, and solo piano wor...

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ALL ABOUT ALLSPICE
“Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavour.” - William Cowper Allspice , also called Jamaica pepper, pepper, myrtle pepper, pimenta (Turkish yenibahar = “newspice”), is the dried unripe fruit (berries, used as a spice) of Pimenta dioic...

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POETS UNITED - LOVE
“If you wish to be loved – love!” - Lucius Annaeus Seneca Poets United this week (quite aptly with Valentine’s Day just celebrated) has as its Midweek Motif the theme of “ love ”. Here is my contribution:   Love   What a feeling... Almost nothing, In my min...
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