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FINISHED IN BEAUTY, A Poem

This one of the first poems I ever had published. I read a very fine thriller by Martin Cruz Smith called Stallion Gate that evoked the landscape of the American South West in a vivid and moving way. When I visited that part of the world later, it exceeded all my expectations. I think the American South West is one of the most beautiful places in...

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A Rosslyn Treasury

A Rosslyn Treasury: Stories and Legends from Rosslyn Chapel [Paperback]  Rosslyn Chapel has captured the imagination of many in recent years and has long been a place of pilgrimage for people with widely differing interests, whether historical, architectural or spiritual. This extraordinary building, which dates from the fifteenth century, is...

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The Shifty Lad

The Shifty Lad had a way with him of escaping from tricky situations. In these delightful tales of roguery and cunning, we learn about his childhood, how he longed to become a thief and his life as a villain of the highways and byways. We learn how he outwitted the Dark Stranger and saved his own life through the gift of storytelling. The stories...

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Dürer’s Melencolia I and the Seven Lively Arts

Albrecht Dürer was undoubtedly one of the greatest artists of his time. He was one of the first to explore the artistic possibilities of the self-portrait; his drawings from nature are lively and naturalistic. Much of his work shows a modern scientific care for exactness, added to an almost uncanny intuition. His drawing of a rhinoceros, for...

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  • FINISHED IN BEAUTY, ...

    This one of the first poems I ever had...

  • A Rosslyn Treasury

    A Rosslyn Treasury: Stories and Legends...

  • The Shifty Lad

    The Shifty Lad had a way with him of...

  • Dürer’s Melencolia I...

    Albrecht Dürer was undoubtedly one of the...