Tag Archives: animals

  1. Feeling Crabby

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    June 20, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    And now, as promised, a celebration of the mediaeval crab…or, more specifically, illuminated depictions of Cancer, the crab, second zodiacal …
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  2. Pick-a-Pope

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    March 14, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    You may have heard they picked a Pope today. So I thought this would be a good opportunity to review …
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  3. Snowy January

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    January 24, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    As I write, it’s cold and blustery , snowflakes swirling in the pale winter sunlight. So my thoughts are wintry, …
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  4. Of the tribe of Tiger

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    November 19, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    In this run-up to Christmas-time, I have already posted twice on the subject of the Annunciation to the Virgin, setting …
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  5. Whale of a Tale, or there’s something fishy about this place…

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    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?

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    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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  7. Fowl Play

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    September 28, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    I have a real fondness for chickens.  I’ve often thought I’d like to keep a few in my backyard, if …
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