Tuesday, November 3, 2020


Deus ex machina from a 2009 performance of Euripides in Syracuse, Sicily

The story of Michael Zittle, the Wizard of South Mountain, a local Maryland hedge witch who published a book of spells in 1845 titled (in German), A Friend in Need, or, Secret Science

Ben Pentreath photographs Autumn in Scotland, amazingly beautiful.

Robert Kirk, The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Faeries, 1692. Watch a rational man who believed in faeries try to make sense of all the stories he has heard for read about them.

The Illustrators' Archive. Peruse hundreds of illustrations from classic masters of book art.

The Hermitage. Explore the collection or take a virtual walk through the museum.

No Brash Festivity, an always-entertaining collection of mostly modern art.

Classical Monuments, where each post is a collection of photos, drawings, and text about an ancient monument or city.

Scotland from Above, 25-minute video. Part of a whole series. And if you get bored with Scotland, here's Italy.

Be well, everyone.

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