Haiku Poetry: ‘Serendipity’

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A few daubs called art
It’s a happy accident
A beholder stares

Copyright Francis Barker 2020 — Creator: blogger, writer, poet, artist, astrologer

Haiku: ‘Elements’

Photography is a great hobby to encourage.

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MEMORIES INSPIRE — Zoolon Audio (Reblog)

For you I’d write a new songMemories of you, they still inspireI’d wrap it up in harmonyGet it delivered by a classical choir For you I’ll set the world on fireAnd given half a chanceWatch you rip the fancy wrappingAnd through the storm clouds watch you dance I walked for miles across the sand dunesThinking […]

MEMORIES INSPIRE — Zoolon Audio

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Your Life, Your Palette

*Maybe we are restricted more in our minds than in reality. But then, what is reality?

Project 3, Exercise 1 – creating mood/atmosphere — Janice Scott – Learning Log (Reblog)

I decided to concentrate on trying to make a painting using the bare minimum of colours – white/black .. greys. This was inspired by a recent short break I had on the North Wales coast. We arrived in the middle of Storm Francis with winds up to 75 mph, the sea was especially violent (we […]

Project 3, Exercise 1 – creating mood/atmosphere — Janice Scott – Learning Log

A NEW MOON NEVER LIES — Zoolon Audio (Reblog)

A Zoolon aside: I took a few pics of the Royal Military Canal running through the town of Hythe just up the coast from me the other day. I’d often wondered what the purpose of the canal was/is. I checked out its history. It runs 28 miles more or less parallel to the sea and […]

A NEW MOON NEVER LIES — Zoolon Audio

Music and all forms of creativity need to be more appreciated. Great work here by Zoolon.

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Stadens Museum for Kunst (SMK), Copenhagen — Life in Copenhagen

If walking around for a good few hours admiring European art sounds like your idea of a good time, SMK may just be the place for you. It’s not necessarily my favourite museum, or the most impressive collection I’ve seen – but the way this place was designed to be experienced has something of a […]

Stadens Museum for Kunst (SMK), Copenhagen — Life in Copenhagen

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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [1780-1867] — Marina Kanavaki (Reblog)

French Neoclassical painter Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres was born, August 29, 1780 in Montauban, in southern France ❦ A man profoundly respectful of the past, he assumed the role of a guardian of academic orthodoxy against the ascendant Romantic style represented by his nemesis Eugene Delacroix. His exemplars, he once explained, were “the great masters […]

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [1780-1867] — Marina Kanavaki

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ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj (Part 2) — Life in Copenhagen

If you missed the first post I made on ARKEN, make sure you check that out alongside this one 🙂 In this post I’ll share with you some snaps of ARKEN’s outdoor sculpture park/garden! It was a beautiful walk on a sunny day. Oh, and the cafe in ARKEN overlooking the sculpture park was pretty […]

ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj (Part 2) — Life in Copenhagen

Medieval Lore: The Lady and the Unicorn Tapestries — Under the influence! (Reblog)

The rare and elusive, mythical, magical unicorn has been part of folklore and legend for centuries, evolving spectacularly into the modern age.

Medieval Lore: The Lady and the Unicorn Tapestries — Under the influence!

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Haiku: Our Place

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