Author archive for Jane Tomlinson

  • Mar242014

    Van Gogh’s Tarascon Diligence at the Ashmolean

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    Treasures from the Henry and Rose Pearlman collection Last week I went to Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum to see treasures from…

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  • Dec272013

    Squonk

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    Side 1 track 3 of Genesis’ 1977 album Trick of the Tail tells the tale of the squonk, a mythical…

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  • Dec172013
    Mohamed Bouazizi

    The self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi – 17 December 2010

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    What a magic carpet ride it was for our brothers and sisters in North Africa and the Middle East. Egypt’s…

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  • Dec122013
    greenham common women

    Greenham Common Peace Women ‘Embrace the Base’

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    A cold day in the Cold War The 12th December 1982 was cold. Not really the kind of day to…

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  • Dec022013

    The death of Hernán Cortés – 2 December 1547

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    “He came dancing across the water with his galleons and guns, Looking for the new world in that palace in…

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  • Oct252013

    Genesis revisited revisited

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    For the army of Genesis fans out there who crave to hear live once again the glorious symphonic songs of…

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  • Sep302013
    Acapulco teapot

    Magic portal teapot

    Two years ago on a visit to Chile we visited the Santiago house of poet Pablo Neruda. Known as the…

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  • Sep082013

    Antony Gormley – Another Place

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    We happened to be driving from Cumbria to North Wales yesterday and it occurred to me that it would a…

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  • Jul112013
    To Kill A Mockingbird

    Harper Lee publishes To Kill A Mockingbird – 11 July 1960

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    “…Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”…

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  • May222013
    Emma's tattoo

    Skin deep

    My paintings have, quite literally, been getting under the skin of two admirers of my work. I was sent photos…

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