It’s been ages since I last posted (the longest yet) but I hope to make amends today by writing a longer post – a kind of round-up of posts I should have written. The 11th August was popular children’s writer Enid Blyton’s birthday (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968). Here’s a a link to another postContinue reading “Pre Raphaelite Delights that last longer than 15 minutes with Lashings of Ginger Beer,”
Monthly Archives: August 2011
Happy Birthday Richard Dadd!
Today is the birthday of English Victorian artist Richard Dadd (b.1817 – 1886 Chatham Kent) The supernatural held a great fascination for Dadd and fairies and other worldly beings abound throughout this artist’s work. His subject matter is extremely detailed and also included Oriental themes. At 20 he attended The Royal Academy of Arts with Augustus Egg and WilliamContinue reading “Happy Birthday Richard Dadd!”