Saturday, December 20, 2008
CROMWELL, OLIVER- lord protector of the british commonwealth. b 1599. his father robert cromwell, the 2nd son of sir henry cromwell, connected to the earl of essex, thomas cromwell, ridgid + pius education in grammar school. went to college on death of father at 17. married 1620 to elizabeth, daughter of sir james bourcher.. 10 years of farming, blah. 1628-seat in house of commons. sold his lands, 2 years later. 1636 moved to ely. taking land of his ucle. blah blah blah 'lord of the fens'( public draining, royal interference) 1640 parliament session. disolved. "long parliament" rupture and revolt. 1542 charles fled. crom 43, took armor, w/ son oliver at his side, took sword against king. gathered volunters. seized the magazine in cambridge casyle + prevented the university plate being taken to fund the royals. puritan. blah blah. little tolerance.
to be continued.
RANDOM BONUS SQUIRREL
visitor in the back '40'. ignored the full snow covered feeder, so threw out a handful of seeds. she ate them all. or he did. no cat to enjoy the squirrel. idiots.
RANDOM DECEMBER CLEANING
my favorite ebayer sold a few photo albums lately and since i collect b/w photos and i call these saved moments, i pilfered the best shots. how often do you see train wrecks? i wish i could afford them. but i find them closer. if only scanning was easier.
RANDOM EBAY OBJECT
seller had no idea what this was. cookie press? biscuit press? communion bread press?
SATURDAY PHOTO ALBUM BLOGGING
i am assuming the lady in the top pic and the right hand pic is the person who did the albums. or that is what's in my mind when i look thru it.
SATURN'S DAY SCHLITZ BLOGGING
good peacock tail in a rather lame suedo tiffany window. saw a couple made while there. i never liked it. but michele made better. i did give here my art knowledge. the distance should be lighter.
Friday, December 19, 2008
RANDOM SNOW STORM POST
i wanted to post our latest snow storm. 12" plus, but my cmera doesn't seem to want to download. dammit. reboot. wait wait.
i forgot i didn't have pants on. just my y front longies.
so, georgee FINALLY steps up to help the car companies. WITH SEVERAL DEMANDS. did the banks + investment giants have any? no! because they are HIS people. and NOT UNIONIZED.
asshole. trying to save his stoopid party toooo late.
FRIDAY ART BLOGGING
another piece of a pastel portrait i cut into 4 pieces. didn't like the person as much as the 'background'.
Thursday, December 18, 2008
my new british horse head. the 1st ebay bidder didn't pay, so it as destiny i got it. and cheaper. less yellow in person tho.
RANDOM ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA POST
CROME, JOHN- 1769-1821. english landscape painter. founder of 'norwich school'. called old crome, to distinguish from his son. father a weaver. scant education. at fit age, apprenticed to house painter from there led by inborn love of art + desire to by any means get tools + materials + aquaint himself . sometimes did sign boards + at leisure, would sketch. thru a rich art loving friend, enablled to excahnge house painting to drawing master. had access to a collection of dutch paintings w/ he studied. 1790 introduced to william beechy in london + expanded his knowledge and help. 1805 Norwich society. pupils Stark, Vincent, Thirtle, + Bernay chome his son. little or no communication w/ great artists of the time. 1st exhibit at royal academy in 1806. fidelity to nature.
CROMLECH- gaelic or welsh. crom-curved, vaulted + leac/llech- monumental stone. name in britain to megalithic monuments w/consist of a great stone supported by/on 3 or more stones. set in the ground. in france different + called stone circles. blah blah blah.
time to throw some manaolo blawhatzit pumps, some bitch boots uggs at CONDIFUCKINGLOSERS head. JUST as full of shit as her 'husband'. successes? her outfits matching her shoes?
GO AWAY! and STFU!