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ReInterpreting Michelangelo’s David

The Ruined Block of Stone Look at the statue. Before it was “The David“, it was just a ruined block of stone. David,  by Michelangelo     (1504 ) Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence ( a GNU Free Documentation License photo de Rico Heil (User:Silmaril), published … Continue reading

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#Book #Review of Boudicca: #HerStory by Lilian Roberts #ASMSG #Bookreviews

The purpose of this post is to share recent reviews I have received for one of my books, entitled, “Boudicca: Her Story“, (in Kindle format, available from Amazon) and “Boudicca: Warrior Queen” (in paperback format, available from Createspace). Same story, … Continue reading

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Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” breathes new life into an ancient religion

The enduring power of Botticelli’s masterpiece is rooted in its profoundly sensual evocation of the eponymous Roman deity. Source: The Guardian Jonathan Jones On Art Blog Sandro Botticelli painted The Birth of Venus in about 1484. More than 500 years … Continue reading

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Botticelli: The Birth of Venus & Storytellers: The Pursuit of Happiness (Audio Visual)

http://richcrankshaw.com/ Audiobook Audition: “Storytellers: The Pursuit of Happiness” will be professionally narrated by Mr. Rich Crankshaw, from Brooklyn, New York. Rich Crankshaw is multitalented. He is a voice actor, writer, producer, and sound designer. As you can see, the Audiobook … Continue reading

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FREE Download on October 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th! Read My Kindle Book, “Meet Me In Memphis” Without Buying a Kindle Reader

How to Read My Kindle Book, “MEET ME IN MEMPHIS“, Without Buying a Kindle Many people from all over the world have told me that they want to read my short story, “Meet Me In Memphis” (available on Amazon), but … Continue reading

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Thirty Seven Books by Thomas Jerome Baker

Being A Teacher in Chile “How do you become a good teacher?” Those of you who know me from reading my writing already know my answer. The short answer, the simple answer, the easy to understand answer. It has two … Continue reading

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A #Short #Story @$0.99 Cents Each: 3 #Great #Reads!

Amazon Author Page: Thomas Jerome Baker Price: $0.99 Three books, each one costing less than a dollar. That’s what Amazon does to high book prices. It puts high-quality books by your favorite author (and mine too) available at youf fingertips, … Continue reading

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Guided tour of Palazzo Vecchio by Giorgio Vasari ( 30 July, 1511 – 27 June, 1574)

Giorgio Vasari would be 500 years old on his birthday at the end of July this year. 500 years old. What stories he would tell about the people of his time, the painting and the architecture! What questions I would … Continue reading

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Chileno Alexis Sánchez, a un paso del Barcelona de España

http://www.elcomercio.com/deportes/futbol/Chileno-Alexis-Sanchez-Barcelona-Espana_0_493150681.html El delantero chileno Alexis Sánchez está “a punto” de incorporarse al Barcelona, según informaron hoy varios medios españoles. “Alexis Sánchez está a punto de fichar por el Barcelona”, tituló hoy el diario “As” su artículo sobre el potencial traspaso … Continue reading

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“The Writer’s Voice”, or, Caterina & Boudicca Speak

The “writer’s voice” is a mythical, magical, mysterious concept among those who read and write seriously. Yes, since I read and write seriously (at times, though not always), I admit a sense of fascination with this aspect of authorship. Yet, … Continue reading

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