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Happy New Year everyone. As we approach a brand new, fresh year I am hoping that some things may happen to give me some optimism for the future. But I am struggling to foresee anything that might work that magic? I won't look to this UK government to suddenly wake up, look around them and see what an utter mess this country is in. To pick one area where they could help, the [...]
Thu, Jan 04, 2018
Source: CYBERSLOG
Throughout History and Now What did ancient people try to accomplish when they deliberately made clothes that contained meaning? For one thing, it must have been to mark or announce information. Twenty thousand years B.C. a small, plump Venus donned a string skirt to announce her readiness for childbearing and in the mountains of South Central Asia, a Kafir woman wore a distinctive headdress for a few days each month to indicate that she was [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: CYBERSLOG
Once politics was, if not simple then at least understandable. There were parties on the left and parties on the right, and they would stay roughly at either end of the spectrum, fluctuating into the centre and out again; but you knew, and so did they, which side of the centre they belonged. Then you had the parties in the centre that had to fight off incursions into its space from one side [...]
Sun, Apr 02, 2017
Source: sheiladerosa
Once politics was, if not simple then at least understandable. There were parties on the left and parties on the right, and they would stay roughly at either end of the spectrum, fluctuating into the centre and out again; but you knew, and so did they, which side of the centre they belonged. Then you had the parties in the centre that had to fight off incursions into its space from one side [...]
Sun, Apr 02, 2017
Source: CYBERSLOG
String is thought to be the earliest manufactured thread and has been described as the unseen weapon that allowed the human race to conquer the earth. String can be used for carrying, holding, tying and trapping, securing and decoration. Textiles underlie the great prints and canvases of Western Art and form a surface to write upon. Paper nowadays is largely made of wood pulp but is still made in the traditional manner with [...]
Sat, Jan 07, 2017
Source: CYBERSLOG
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