Archive for: January, 2014

Uncategorized January 15, 2014

FOR ALL STUDIOUS AND CURIOUS PERSONS

If truth is not to be found on the shelves of the British Museum, where, I asked myself, picking up a notebook and a pencil, is truth? Virginia Woolf, A Room  of One’s Own  When the British Museum first opened its doors to the public on 15 January 1759, it was housed in a seventeenth-century

Uncategorized January 15, 2014

TO MAKE A BEGINNING, PART TWO

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. Thomas Merton, No Man is an Island  There is something of the Michelangelo in this man. Balzac on Daumier  A new short film is imminent, to mark the 255th anniversary of the British Museum which opened to the public on 15 January

Uncategorized January 9, 2014

TO MAKE A BEGINNING

In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment. Thomas Carlyle  Part One of a New Year’s reflection: Part Two coming soon … A very happy New Year to you all! New Year’s rose. Photo by EP