Monday, 30 December 2013

Results of the autumn quiz

So the ubiquitous wandering lady was this time on the painting by Pieter de Hooch (born 1629) "Interior of the burgomaster's council chamber in the amsterdam townhall", now at the Thyssen Museum in Madrid.
More Pieter de Hooch's paintings in this link

Those of you who got it right will be getting an amazing trip to the Caribbean.


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Ok, so I should open a new label called "fooling around", I know

About painting

Marie-Bracquemond at her easel

Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Friday, 6 December 2013

Dear Mandela

 On top of everything, you managed to make everyone agree on what wisdom is. What an achievement. 
I celebrate your life too.

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Reflection of the day

What yarn is to wool, writing is to life. Distillations, they are not quite the same thing as the original but you can make very nice things with them.

Smile today

Exam answers from school classrooms

More in the book "F In School" by Richard Benson