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24th May '17 4 4681

James Bond And Me - The Best Roger Moore Story Ever

My grandad had no idea who James Bond or Roger Moore were, so we walked over and he popped me in front of Roger Moore, with the words "my grandson says you're famous. Can you sign this?"

23rd May '17 0 406

Augurs And Soothsayers: Glory To The Ancient Chicken

The chicken is noble creature, descendants of Augustan Rome, where they were revered as divine messengers of the gods, augers of future events. Beth Moon understands their value.

21st May '17 0 607

'An Experience of Wasted Energies and Baffled Thoughts': A Study Of Insanity (1870)

On the Writing of the Insane - "An experience of wasted energies and baffled thoughts" (1870) by G. Mackenzie Bacon, a medical superintendent at the County Asylum, Fulhourji, near Cambridge, England.

19th May '17 0 886

The London Guide and Stranger’s Safeguard against the Cheats, Swindlers, and Pickpockets (1819)

Chapters, of which the book has six, are sub-divided into sections that should have any reader of ambition and vim reaching for their passport and heading to the sink of depravity post haste.

18th May '17 1 1553

Infinitas Gracias - Mexican Retablos And Ex-Voto Paintings

An ex-voto is a votive offering to a saint or divinity. Ex-votos are placed in a church or chapel where the worshipper seeks grace or wishes to give thanks.

18th May '17 0 401

"Here Are My Eyes, I Can See With My Hands" - Blind Children Fill The Void (1913)

One Sunday afternoon in 1913 a group of blind children from Sunderland Council Blind School were invited to feel the animals at Sunderland Museum, so they could 'see' what they looked like.

16th May '17 3 1156

Summer In Georgia's Wiregrass - 1977

A study of Georgia - July and August 1977

13th May '17 0 2773

David Bowie Unseen: The Star At His Most 1980s

David Bowie and photographer Tony McGee met at a cocktail party in 1983

8th May '17 0 1427

Jim Morrison's Ode to L.A. While Thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased

Jim Morrison's poem Ode to L.A. While Thinking of Brian Jones-Deceased was distributed at each of The Doors' two July 21 1969 shows at the Aquarius Theatre on Sunset Boulevard

5th May '17 1 1248

Hate Mail For A Dirty Queen: Mr Bingo's Illustrated Envelopes And Vintage Postcards

We love Mr Bingo' envelopes and cards. The art of handwriting and sending cards and letters is not dead, it just needs reinvigorating.