The Power of the Snub

Beau Brummell cutting the Prince Regent with the quip "who's your fat friend?"

Declines in sexual activity seem to owe more to ‘the introduction of the iPhone in 2007 and the global recession of 2008’ than fear of contracting Aids.

So I Could See Further

Blake's picture of Newton as a divine geometer was one of a series he created whilst living in Lambeth in the late 1790s.

In the main, scholars, developers and researchers cite those who have gone before, without whose work their own product would be much reduced.

Endurance Through Renewal

The Giza pyramid complex includes the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure

I came across a stone bench that appeared to be very old. Carved into an ancient looking wall, dappled in moss, thick creepers wound across its surface.

The City of Love

One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist. Stephen Hawking There is an old adage, the more we have the more we can give. This is true of temporal things as I can’t give money if I have no money, I can’t give time if I… Continue reading The City of Love

Is this what Warhol meant?

In 1968 the doyen of pop art, Andy Warhol, said: ‘In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.’ Broadly speaking there are two ways this statement can be read. That fame is fleeting or that everyone will get a piece of it. The rise of MyFace and SpaceTube seems to shift the emphasis… Continue reading Is this what Warhol meant?