Category Archives: DESIGN
Happy Birthday William Morris (1834-1896)
I thought that I would test the new ‘story’ facility on WordPress with this tryout on William Morris’s birthday. It works well. What I’d like to know is: if the story should be published first and – then writing added on (like I’m doing here) OR do the story and save, add to the writtenContinue reading “Happy Birthday William Morris (1834-1896)”
Happy Birthday Clarice Cliff!
Happy Birthday Clarice Cliff
The Art of Alice through the Looking Glass
I love the illustrations of Alice in Wonderland and Alice’s adventures through the looking Glass. The original Tenniel ones have a charm all of their own and are the ones I remember the most from childhood. There is such a lot of information contained in these small drawings and Sir John Tenniel’s style once seen, is unmistakable.Continue reading “The Art of Alice through the Looking Glass”
A Collection of Time Travel experiences and ‘atmospheres’
I have always had a yearning to travel back in time….
Google Doodles Do – Art
NEW POST ON BOOKSTAINS HERE Google Doodles began in 1998 and were unanimated and unhyperlinked until 2010, when Sir Isaac Newton was honoured with the very first animation. Over 2000 international and regional Doodles have appeared through its homepages, featuring artists, personalities, musicians etc and by 2019, over 4000 Doodles had been created for GoogleContinue reading “Google Doodles Do – Art”
A bit of Ruff, a bit of smooth, good patches and a golden eggstravaganza
the birthdate of the Faberge egg 29th May 1885 the day the egg was laid
Weird and Wacky : Fright Lights!
Weird lamps for old! Lighting has always been a valuable consideration when creating ambiance to a room. But if you want to add thrills, drama, laughter or just simply offer an unusual focal point that will get your guests talking (and maybe reeling with shock a bit) – then look no further than these very original andContinue reading “Weird and Wacky : Fright Lights!”