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09th September 2011

Macrame Bracelet Patterns - Still Fashionable After Decades

Macrame is an exclusive form of fabric weaving with knots, which originates way back to the thirteenth century with Arabian weavers. There is quite a history. The method began as a way of making sure that towels, shawls and bed sheets don't untie but toda...

17th August 2011

The Role of Armorials in the Fourteenth Century

By Mark in Family
While many people think that coats of arms or crests are fun to research, the fact is that at one time they were vitally important methods of identifying and recording the deeds of specific individuals. One of the ways that they were used was in an armori...

02nd June 2011

The Fascination for Celebrity Pictures

It is typical for people to admire other people. In fact, photos of famous actors, actresses, and other known celebrities would normally adorn every corner of our home. For some, this is just simply admiration that everyone feels from time to time. Still ...

24th May 2011

Life Drawing with Cecil Collins

Cecil Collins (1908–1989) was best known as a painter and had established his reputation in the 1930s to the extent of being included in the 1936 International Surrealist Exhibition in London, at the invitation of the eminent art critic Herbert Read.Surre...

11th March 2011

Murano Glass History Overview

Mainly defined by its inimitable beauty and flawless purity, the intriguing and fascinating material of Murano glass stands out as a product of centuries of innovation and epitomizes Italy’s value for fine art, one of the reasons why the country has alway...

05th January 2011

Vintage Paper Dolls

In Leader The united states, classic paper dolls were an invaluable treasure because paper was limited. Picture your self because kid living in a small log cabin with very little to play along with. You had been given the document doll, maybe 2. You are a...

10th February 2010

Why The 2nd Amendment is so Important to Our Freedom

The 2nd Amendment forms part of the Bill of Rights of the United States of America. This particular amendment protects the right to keep and bear arms which means that the people has the right to bear arms for their defense, their own state, or the United...

27th August 2009

Jagdish Tytler

Dear Friends: First and foremost of all that has been written or said it is essential to draw attention to the fact that the Anti-Sikh Riots of 1984 was a catastrophic aberration, an earthquake that shook, mangled and tortured millions of people, not o...

13th March 2009

Djembe History and Culture - Part One

This djembe history guide is taken from my very simplistic research and is based on the stories I have been told by various djembe teachers, other music teachers, elders and historians that I have spoken to whilst travelling in West Africa. I can't guaran...

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