Posts tagged Blakesware Set

White Rabbit

A white rabbit has been baffled the internet by travelling alone around London on buses and the underground. The adventerous bunny has been spotted on a 254 bus to Holloway, Nag’s Head. It was also seen on a tube train at Hackney. Many who spotted it thought they were hallucinating and likened the bunny to the White Rabbit in Alice an [...]

Yukie Ota

Yukie Ota
A Peacock butterfly has been wooed by the beautiful sound of Japanese flautist, Yukie Ota. It settled on her face as she played ‘Sancan’s Sonatine for flute and piano’ at Carl Nielson’s International Flute Competition in Odense, Denmark. Unfazed, Yukie calmly continued her performance before teasing the entranced ins [...]

Dancing Park Ranger

Dancing Park Ranger
The Earth Emperor does enjoy dancing.  Fancy then that Deryl Nelson wants to be the Dancing Park Ranger. Apparently he enjoyed a good waltz. Sadly, through, he’s antics saw him fired from his job at Coolidge Park in Chattanooga, Tennessee, but there’s a campaign to reinstate him. In The Earth Emperor’s Eye, the Emperor& [...]

City of a Million Roses

City of a Million Roses
Donetsk is known as the ‘City of a Million Roses’  It’s a relatively young city in the east of Ukraine, following rapid industrial growth about 150 years ago. It was founded by John Hughes, a British businessman.  In 1970 UNESCO recognised Donetsk as one of the greenest industrial cities in the world because i [...]

Malachi – The Messenger

Malachi – The Messenger
The Whittenbury’s once made an image of Malachi out of the 2012 Olympics emblem. Curious then that Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony captures a ‘green and pleasant land’ destroyed by the arrival of the industrial revolution – William Blake’s Dark Satanic Mills.

The Lion Tamer

The Lion Tamer
Malik the lion reacted fiercely to a girl staring at him through strengthened glass in his enclosure at Wellington Zoo. The moody lion swipped his front paws against the 33mm glass, but Sofia aged 3 was unmoved.  Malik has charged the glass before, normally when feeding. However, perhaps Malik had a deeper message. In the [...]

Hay on Blake

Hay on Blake
Yohan Blake has unexpectedly won the 100m final at the 2011 World Athletics Championship.  The Jamaican raced to victory after the defending champion Bolt caused a real shock after being disqualified after a false start.  Let’s take a closer look at YOHAN BLAKE. An anagram is HAY ON BLAKE!  Which is curious [...]

Country Roads

Country Roads
Earthquakes are rare in the Eastern United States. Its curious then that a 5.8 magnitude quake has struck the state of Virginia. The epicentre was in Louisa County close to Richmond, felt in 12 states and damaging national monuments in Washington DC. It’s strange because we’ve a namesake, Bill Richmond, uncrowned boxing cham [...]

Wake Up Call

Wake Up Call
New Zealand is under its heaviest snow in living memory. The once in a life time event saw Wellington experience heavy snow and blizzards with electricity cut and schools closed due to the disruption. Residents took to the streets with cameras to enjoy the snow and keepers at Wellington Zoo gave Happy Feet the lost emperor penguin found sick [...]

Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Samuel Coleridge’s ‘Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ helped inspire the Blakesware Set and the ‘Haymakers Survey’. Curious then that an author named Nick HAYES has brought Coleridge’s tale up to date as a cautionary environmental story. The poem has been re-imagined as a stunning graphic chic nov [...]

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