Tag Archives: Love

love, loss and the unfinished

Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes work never begun – Christina. G. Rossetti All adventurous sewers have one. Mine is currently in the form of a large blue plastic laundry basket Every year in that fatty bit … Continue reading

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I am not afraid. I was born to do this.

I am not afraid. I was born to do this – Joan of Arc I have been struggling a bit this week to come up with a good topic for a post. But having taken two months off to move … Continue reading

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‘My darling child’

Happy Birthday Pride and Prejudice! Published 200 years ago today! You have been a part of my life since I first read you aged 14. Before my English class broke for the summer (the summer of 1994, a beauty) My … Continue reading

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“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced”

  The Soren Kierkegaard room at the Copenhagen City Museum is one I, like many before me have flocked to, to see the relics of “The Copenhagener”. The man who’s philosophical thought is a prerequisite for Existentialism. Kierkegaard was deeply … Continue reading

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“Ever yours affectionately my dearest John Keats”

“Ever yours affectionately my dearest John Keats”   Corset and ribbons/letters – Fanny’s room   On the chaise lounge in Fanny’s room is a corset from 1800 with a solid wooden busk The ribbons express Fanny’s interest in fashion, Ribbons … Continue reading

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