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”

Happy Eccentric Birthday Salvador Dali!

  Today is the birthday of the Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)  As I have already written a post about the artist (here) I thought it might be fun to take a look at the personality of Dali the man – the fun bits.   This video I think shows the artist’s very individuality.  Dali illustratesContinue reading “Happy Eccentric Birthday Salvador Dali!”

Happy Birthday Salvador Dali – eccentric individualist

Today is the birthday of the Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)  As I have already written a post about the artist (here) I thought it might be fun to take a look at the personality of Dali the man – the fun bits.   This video I think shows the artist’s very individuality.  Dali illustrates thatContinue reading “Happy Birthday Salvador Dali – eccentric individualist”

Happy Birthdays Dear Artists!

My section about celebrating artists birthdays is growing quite nicely.  There are lots of artists I want to write about but I don’t seem to have the time.  Those I do write about, I tend to make it brief.  I hate it when it’s an artist I really like and I’ve missed the birthday grrr! Continue reading “Happy Birthdays Dear Artists!”

Happy Birthday Dear Artist posts 2

Here is a list of links to post I have made so far concerning artist’s birthday.  I have tried to make it a rule that I actually LIKE the artists’ work!   Some artists I do like, I have not included so far, as their birthdays have clashed with something else I was writing about. SomeContinue reading “Happy Birthday Dear Artist posts 2”

Go Ahead and Roam in Caesars Palace

Some of the hotels and arcades are fantastic in Las Vegas, some, well a bit tacky.  Caesars Palace was a not bad one though.  Wall to wall designer shops (Italian of course).  The false sky however I think, is a bad idea as it always seems to be gloomy, even though it’s cracking the flagsContinue reading “Go Ahead and Roam in Caesars Palace”