Bugging Off (Again!)

Here is part two of my new expedition into insect collecting and preservation!  As the summer swelters on down here, the insects just get bigger and weirder!  The best thing about this new hobby, is that I have been sharing…
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Well heeled.

 In Mesopotamia, (c. 1600-1200 BC) a type of soft shoes were worn by the mountain people who lived on the border of Iran. The soft shoe was made of wraparound leather, similar to a moccasin. As late as 1850 most shoes were made on absolutely straight…
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Keep-Our-Sanity Challenge: Prehistoric Art

The theme of our Keep-Our-Sanity challenge is Prehistoric Art. First, some of the sources of inspiration for the work our team created... The famous Lascaux cave paintings Another image from the Lascaux caves [caption…
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Inspiration on the Rocks

In 2008 I went to spend Christmas with some friends in Australia. The day I flew home I had a few hours to kill so we went for a walk at Balmoral Beach, Sydney where they have some amazing rock…
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