Taxes under Constantine –
“A people elated by pride, or soured by discontent, are seldom qualified to form a just estimate of their actual situation. The subjects of Constantine were incapable of discerning the decline of genius and manly virtue, which so far degraded them below the dignity of their ancestors; but they could feel and lament the rage of tyranny, the relaxation of discipline, and the increase of taxes.”
Memory for Scripture
They would always hold service two or three times a day, using these texts and what they remembered of the sermon connected with them. Read More
Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a French painter of the Rococo period, born on April 5, 1732, in Grasse,...
Tyranny of the good intentioned
Without wisdom, all the good intentions in the world amount to nothing. Intending to do good...
The 1st Russian Show$50.00
Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard – ‘Won’t You Come and Sing For Me’$25.00
Modular by Le Corbusier – 1948$20.00
Hit The Road Stax – NME Cassette #003$7.50
Kate Bush – The Kick Inside$45.00
Jean Honore Fragonard – Exhibition Catalogue New York 1988$35.00
The Dada Painters & Poets – Robert Motherwell$35.00
Steven Holl – Anchoring$130.00
Fred from Jupiter
war ein Traum vom einem Mann
Fred vom Jupiter, Fred vom Jupiter
Der Traum aller Fraun
Du machst mich schwach
Fred vom Jupiter, Fred vom Jupiter
Bleib für immer hier
Geh doch nicht fort
Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a French painter of the Rococo period, born on April 5, 1732, in Grasse, France. He was a prolific artist who was known for his sensual and decorative style of painting. Fragonard's patrons were primarily members of the French aristocracy,...
At The Spring Dawn
At the Spring Dawn Angelina Weld Grimké I watched the dawn come, Watched the spring dawn come.And the red sun shouldered his way up Through the grey, through the blue,Through the lilac mists.The quiet of it! The goodness of it! And one bird awoke, sang,...
The Targa Florio – One of the great road races.
The Targa Florio was an endurance road race that took place in the mountains of Sicily, Italy from 1906 to 1977. It was the oldest sports car racing event and part of the World Sportscar Championship between 1955 and 1973². The race was known for its challenging course, which included winding roads through mountains and villages. The Targa Florio became one of Europe’s most important races by the mid-1920s, long before the now-legendary Mille Miglia and 24 Hours of Le Mans were established. The racing event ran for 71 years and 61 races before stopping in 1977, Since 1978 it has been staged as a rally.
Lammas Day Celebrations,
We are baking bread for Lammas Day- Aug 1st, the festival of the wheat harvest, the first harvest festival of the year. In the medieval agricultural year, Lammas also marked the end of the hay harvest that had begun after Midsummer. At the end of hay-making a...
Reyner Banham – ‘A Concrete Atlantis’
U.S. Industrial Building and European Modern Architecture.
One of the strengths of the book is Banham’s ability to connect the use of concrete to the unique environmental, cultural, and technological factors that shaped America during the mid-20th century. He demonstrates how concrete was not only a practical building material, but also a symbol of modernity and progress, and a reflection of aspirations for the future.
The Bonfire Plot: The Plot Uncovered
In the last part of our tale, we find Guy Fawkes, the brave Yorkshire man and experienced miner and sapper soldier, being questioned by the King, having been interrupted in his work of blowing up Parliament. The others are rushing north to the Midlands and preparing...