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To think about…

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Thoughts to ponder

Something to think about from Max Beckmann; “The important thing is first of all to have a real love for the visible world that lies outside ourselves as well as to know the deep secret of what goes on within ourselves. For the visible world in combination with our inner selves provides the realm where we may seek infinitely for the individuality of our own souls.” Cited by Siri Hustvedt in “A woman looking at […]

The inspiration of a shepherd boy

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One shepherd boy and champion wheatear-catcher, John Dudeney of Newmarket Hill bear Lewis, hid within the white hillside in the 1790s hos home-made pasteboard teleskoper – a Perspective -Glass through which he had seen not the Celestial City, indeed, but still the transit of Mercury – his History of Rome procured at Lewes fair, his Latin primer, his precious store of blank white copybooks and Turner┬Ęs Introduction to Geometry. He called this his “under-stone library”, All […]