A week ago, tragedy struck! In some ways, this reads a little melodramatic, as no one died, no one was injured, no one went to jail. Still, in a personal way, it was a moment of disbelief and sadness. Our cutest-ever, character hydro-cottage (Kahu Cottage) in Mangakino, New Zealand burnt to the ground. We were … More Razed to the Ground
Last November I wrote about the fresco, Neptune Resigning His Empire of the Seas to Britannia by William Dyce. Last week I wrote about Henri Rousseau and a calendar I bought with twelve prints of his lesser known works on it. Dyce and Rousseau, one might argue, are at the different ends of the artistic … More Fresco, murals and whatever makes you feel good!
As a home educating mother of my six, I chose a classical education for my children. I admit it was not strictly classical, as I did not teach them solely from ‘source’ literature. But, the children did learn second languages including Latin, learn musical instruments, and dance. (Our eldest at 12 danced with the Russian … More Gentle Rousseau