Monthly Archives: October 2012

  1. Scary Monsters and Super Creeps


    October 27, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Halloween looms and the mind naturally turns to monsters, devils and freaks.  You may think these would be hard to …
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  2. Splendor Solis, or The Joy of Transformation

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    October 24, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    At Halloween, every sound in the dark is transformed into something spooky and threatening, and our sweet little children metamorphose …
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  3. Apocalypse Wow


    October 18, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    The Big Bang – it’s the most widely-accepted theory of the mechanism whereby the universe came to be and it’s …
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  4. Angels – They’re Just Like Us!


    October 18, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Angels, not surprisingly, are a popular subject in illuminated manuscripts.  And they don’t just hover about singing and playing harps …
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  5. Whale of a Tale, or there’s something fishy about this place…


    October 10, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Did you hear the one about the sailors who landed on an island, built a campfire and then got blown …
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  6. Would you like a hoefnagel with that bocskay?


    October 2, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    The theme of the day is Hoefnagel.  What’s a Hoefnagel, you ask?  Not a what, but a who…Joris Hoefnagel, to …
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