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Category Archives: Town Houses
A Seraphic Calling “We know only what we know, only in the ways that we know it or can know it.” MR. On a morning of utter unimpeachable freshness, it’s time to enjoy a latitudinal view of experience. No curtailment … Continue reading
Webs of Moment and Meaning and Memory American writer Marilynne Robinson is enthralled by this “roaring, surging universe”. Witness, the fury of the Mistral. Here’s to zoomorphia: cathedral as zebra.
Onward to Camelot A pericope scooped from Marilynne Robinson’s writings: “We came from somewhere, and we are travelling somewhere, and the spectacle is glorious and portentous.”
De Temps en Temps Gardens to tarry in.
The Wealth of Nations A kind of dark gorgeousness. It does translate, after all, as the Cove of Counterfeit Money.
Sweet Dreams are Made of This To describe Modernisme as Catalan Art Nouveau underrates its roots but it’s a fair starting point. The style originated in the 1870s when Barcelona was enjoying industrial prosperity and expanding beyond its medieval walls. … Continue reading
The Pedagogy of the Impossible “It’s a gorgeous baroque town. A little piece of Venice with very baroque stone walls and terracotta roofs.” Our tour guide is Liset Kuhar. “It was built by mostly seafaring and noble families. There are … Continue reading
Quite Simply The Universe’s Most Glamorous Hospitality Awards Gala Dinner How the great poses? “We do it all the time!”
Borderlands Designed by Michael Priestley in the mid 18th century, Lifford Courthouse (now a restaurant and prison museum) with its Gibbsian keystoned rusticated pedimented doorcase is reckoned to be the most impressive public building in County Donegal. The better half … Continue reading
This Evanescent World Grey mist to lavender twilight.