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nobility of the common folk

The eighteenth century was reality of a different kind of grand and noble. In fact, the reality was more prosaic, banal and mundane, or at least it appeared so to a casual eye. It was a different perspective on what … Continue reading

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potato famine: more to famine than lack of food

The first recorded famine occurred in Egypt in 3500 B.C.Since then, untold millions have died, and still die, of starvation. There seems to be more to famine than a lack of food. Do people starve simply because there are too … Continue reading

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hunger: feasting on famine

There seems, based on the past record, to be more to famine than a mere lack of food. Hunger has always been at the door, even in an era of relative prosperity like our own. Do people starve because of … Continue reading

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malthus: not found at the love-in

There seems to be more to famine than a mere lack of food. Hunger is always at our door, even in an era like our own. Do people starve simply because there are too many of us? Or, is famine … Continue reading

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food: more to famine than food

There is more to famine than a lack of food. Hunger is always at the door, even in an era like our own. Do people starve because there are too many of us as Parson Malthus asserted? Or, is famine … Continue reading

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hunger: food fears

In the search for food, humanity has gone to outstanding lengths, ultimately, reluctantly,settling down into the relentless toil of farming. Yet hunger is always at the door, even in an era like ours, which leads to the conclusion that there … Continue reading

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malthus: specter at the feast

Thomas Robert Malthus. Hunger is always at the door, even in an era like our own. People still die of starvation. Do people starve because there are too many of us ? Or, is famine the necessary companion, the price … Continue reading

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la vie est un plage avec Pebeo Ceramic

… (Tres bonne Vendredi!) “Life is a beach” avec Pebeo Ceramic: 2$ le flacon de 45ml chez madame pickwick… La peinture Ceramic est un peinture a solvant opaque qui peut-etre jumelee… avec d’autres peintures a solvant tel que le Prisme, … Continue reading

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Les secrets de Madame Pickwick

Qu’est-ce que Madame Pickwick? Un magasin d’arts qui fait de la vente de détail, tout comme de la vente en gros.On y retrouve des outils de toutes sortes qui facilitent et accompagnent la création. Notamment, des pinceaux, des peintures, du … Continue reading

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man in the middle

If the Middle Ages was the age of faith, it gave way to what can be described as an age of curiosity. The Renaissance. Facts that things existed no longer was an assurance that it had a place in an … Continue reading

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