Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Dolls Museum in Dublin (self-portrait) | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shitao/4397148302/ The wounds are terrible. The paint is old. The cracks along the lips and on the cheeks cannot be fixed. The cotton lawn is soiled. The arms are ivory dissolved to wax. Recall the Quadrille. Hum the waltz. Promenade … Continue reading

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Lee Marvin Wandering Star Paint Your Wagon 1968

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o48RmW5EKiY ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dEKDCwf9XU Lee Marvin,reminiscing in song about birth and death…… I was born under a wandrin’ star I was born under a wandrin’ star Wheels are made for rolling, mules are made to pack I’ve never seen a sight that … Continue reading

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Raven Travelling (Sea forest born) | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shitao/4392941515/ Arctic Poppies After a week of rough seas the ship docked at Hopedale. The weather was no good but still I struggled ashore and climbed to the desecrated churchyard, determined to take away something of a memory, to photograph … Continue reading

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Dash to spring | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shitao/4391820345/ A Winter Ride Who shall declare the joy of the running! Who shall tell of the pleasures of flight! Springing and spurning the tufts of wild heather, Sweeping, wide-winged, through the blue dome of light. Everything mortal has moments … Continue reading

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Sylvia Comic Strip, February 16, 2010 on GoComics.com

http://www.gocomics.com/sylvia/2010/02/16/ Said Hamlet to Ophelia, I’ll draw a sketch of thee, What kind of pencil shall I use? 2B or not 2B? –Spike Milligan

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Collection & GTG

http://www.tretyakovgallery.ru/en/collection/_show/image/_id/218 Feodosia Prokopievna Morozova (?-1675), was a supporter of the spiritual leader of the old faith, archpriest Avvakum. Circa 1670 she was secretly tonsured as a nun; in 1671 she was arrested and in 1673 she was sent to the … Continue reading

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/27/AR2010022701075.html Wide swaths of the south Pacific, Asia and Australia braced for a tsunami after a devastating earthquake hit the coast of Chile on Saturday. Officials in Japan and Australia warned a tsunami from the earthquake was likely to hit … Continue reading

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