Category Archives: Angels

Hell and the Journey of the Magi

The Florence Baptistery, (Baptistery of Saint John or the Battistero di San Giovanni), is considered a minor basilica in Florence, Italy.  The octagonal building stands in both the Piazza del Duomo and the Piazza San Giovanni, across from the Florence … Continue reading

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Tuby or not to be | That is the question

French sculptor Jean-Baptiste Tuby was born in Rome in 1635 and died in Paris in 1900.  Tuby served Louis XIV of France and was regarded as one of the premier court sculptors of his time. His art is remarkable for … Continue reading

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The Fairy Dell Dream of the Great Henry Rheam

Above: Henry Meynell Rheam “The Fairy Dell” English painter Henry Meynell Rheam was born in Birkenhead on Merseyside on 13 January 1859.  He studied in Germany; London at Heatherly’s; and at the Académie Julian in Paris, working primarily in watercolour before settling … Continue reading

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Oh Cecilia, You’re Breaking My Heart

Above: St. Cecilia as portrayed by Italian artist: Guido Reni Saint Cecilia was a Roman martyr. She is reported to be born Ca. 2nd or 3rd Century A.D., although her dates of birth and martyrdom are unknown. St. Cecilia is … Continue reading

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Hunter: For the Record – We was Rob’d

October 20, 2015 marks the fourth anniversary of the death of Rob Hunter from the legendary MC collective Syllabolix or SBX Crew. Known as Hunter or Huntz, he was an Australian MC rapper and hip hop artist known for writing raps … Continue reading

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The Isle of the Dead is real

The Isle of the Dead contains the remains of buried convicts and penal colonists who occupied the out-posted penal colony at Port Arthur in Tasmania from 1830-1877.  According to legend, banished Irish Convict John Barron, was monarch of all he … Continue reading

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