Remembering these old boys from my local pub, and all the other brave men, including my late grandfather, who set off across the English Channel 75 years ago today, to free Europe from Nazi tyranny.

Remembering these old boys from my local pub, and all the other brave men, including my late grandfather, who set off across the English Channel 75 years ago today, to free Europe from Nazi tyranny.

Is period propaganda allowed? If so then from Ying Yeping’s “Arduous Journey” a set of paintings commemorating the Chinese Red Army’s “Long March” (1934-1935). Done in the traditional Chinese hanging-scroll watercolor, it depicts a romantic vision of the Red Army’s retreat. 1961 (1072×2953)

Is period propaganda allowed? If so then from Ying Yeping’s “Arduous Journey” a set of paintings commemorating the Chinese Red Army’s “Long March” (1934-1935). Done in the traditional Chinese hanging-scroll watercolor, it depicts a romantic vision of the Red Army’s… Continue Reading

Resuscitation set in case with equipment necessary to inject fresh air or tobacco smoke into the lungs, stomach or rectum of a person, European, c. 1800-1850. [4256×2832]

Resuscitation set in case with equipment necessary to inject fresh air or tobacco smoke into the lungs, stomach or rectum of a person, European, c. 1800-1850. [4256×2832]

Bracelet made from gold and set with rubies and emeralds. Believed to have been part of a bride’s dowry. Egypt or Syria, Fatimid Caliphate. 11th century AD. [2100×1501]

Bracelet made from gold and set with rubies and emeralds. Believed to have been part of a bride’s dowry. Egypt or Syria, Fatimid Caliphate. 11th century AD. [2100×1501]

On this day 24 years ago, at this very moment at 9:02 AM, Timothy McVeigh set off a bomb at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and injuring more than 680 people. Today, we remember.

On this day 24 years ago, at this very moment at 9:02 AM, Timothy McVeigh set off a bomb at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and injuring more than 680 people. Today, we… Continue Reading

The recently posted LOTR paperbacks put me in mind of this contemporary (1967) reissue, also by Ballantine, of E. R. Eddison’s obtuse set, which was a precursor to and inspiration for Tolkien.

The recently posted LOTR paperbacks put me in mind of this contemporary (1967) reissue, also by Ballantine, of E. R. Eddison’s obtuse set, which was a precursor to and inspiration for Tolkien.

I just got this guy set up a couple days ago :) what recommendations do y’all have off the top of your head? I’m still new hear, but I plan on getting wall mounts for the little guys and also some carpet.

I just got this guy set up a couple days ago 🙂 what recommendations do y’all have off the top of your head? I’m still new hear, but I plan on getting wall mounts for the little guys and also… Continue Reading