Why does Valentine’s Day come around in the glumly frigid pit of the year? Continue reading “Valentine’s Eve”
And Hanukkah and Seculus and whatever else you may celebrate toward the end of the year, and a prosperous year to come.
I think this is a festal sight.
We stayed this time in the district we call Miracoli, Continue reading “Two more Venice scenes – kick, and Sarpi”
A couple of geometric details about the Queen’s House
Commenting on “It Makes Me Smart,” Joan asked “what the picture is of and how does it illustrate ambiguity?”
In a room in Pembroke College, Cambridge, hangs a round picture in a square frame.
Here is how Mars, Antares, and Saturn are now grouped as the Moon again comes cruising over them.
I was wondering when someone would ask me what that picture is, Continue reading “Tocra Pass”
This is the water across which the refugees are swarming from the Middle East into Europe.