Monthly Archives: June 2003

Say IT with flowers

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I rather liked the effect of having random flowers on this otherwise rather stark page, so here comes the hollyhock. I wonder how many people that bought posters of Georgia O’Keefe’s flowers knew how she felt about her subject: “I … Continue reading

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Call yourself a philosopher?

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From the terrific Metafilter comes a link to the Battleground God quiz on The Philosphers Magazine, in which you argue with the server about the existence and nature of God in 17 questions. Contradict yourself in your answers, and you … Continue reading Continue reading

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Sweet Peas Are Made of This

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If, like me, you haven’t had a garden of your own until very recently, you’ll understand why I had to rush out and take a picture of my very fragrant and flourishing sweet peas. It’s also compensation for the fact … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mark Morris blogs for a week

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Just came across this – Mark Morris By Mark Morris – which is one in a series of weeklong diaries of the great and the good hosted by MSN, called ‘Slate’. Morris’s was in 2000, but it’s a good read: … Continue reading Continue reading

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Bowling for Wimbledon

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As Daniel (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ) says, ten-pin bowling would be a good idea. As for children’s music, after the swannee whistle, it has to be the theremin. I warned you I was going to get one… Continue reading

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If you could see me now…

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A busy week ahead at the Academy, with daily trips to English National Ballet (thank goodness for bikes – otherwise I’d be travelling for about 6 hours a day), and up to Durham for Congregation on Wednesday. Mark Morris’s ballet … Continue reading Continue reading

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