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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Jul.31.2010
I am very fond of comical prints, and this one is a particular favourite. It is from a series called Edo meisho dōke zukushi (Comical Views of...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Aug.01.2010
Two original brush paintings by Kitagawa Utamaro, last seen at an exhibition in 1975, have been rediscovered in a private home in Tochigi, Japan....
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Aug.01.2010
As I spent Friday afternoon in the dentist's chair again (having five freeze injections to put one tooth to sleep), and Ryoma was also drilled to...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Aug.01.2010
As I spent Friday afternoon in the dentist's chair again (having five freeze injections to put one tooth to sleep), and Ryoma was also drilled to...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Aug.08.2010
Before this evening, I'd never even seen goulash, let alone eaten it, so I thought I'd better stick to a fairly basic recipe. Ryoma became befuddled...
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Aug.14.2010
Having done a few book signings so far this year, and having been asked a number of times if there will be another Guppy book, I thought I'd better...
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Aug.15.2010
Ryoma and I have been eating vegetarian chilli for years. In fact, it was the first thing we ever managed to cook together without almost setting...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Aug.18.2010
The most recent addition to my collection arrived today... a lovely design of a rat by Takeuchi Seihō (1864 - 1942), published 1910-12 by Unsodo,...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Sep.04.2010
We had to pop over to Bath today, and on the way back we decided to do a bit of sightseeing. We stopped off at Herriott's Pool, part of Chew Valley...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Sep.05.2010
I haven't done any cooking at all for the past fortnight. We've been doing some serious work to our home, so we've been too busy to think about food...
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anne-brooke's picture
Jul.20.2009
Here’s today’s meditation. We’re at the start of the Book of Joshua now, so it’s all change: Meditation 177 After the death,a list of actions to take...
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anne-brooke's picture
Aug.24.2009
Goodness me, here we are again at Monday. How these summer weeks just fly by. Anyway, here’s today’s poem: Meditation 206 The whole wateris empty of...
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anne-brooke's picture
Oct.31.2009
Well, it's finally happened and Gladys died yesterday. An event waiting to happen for a long, long time, in my opinion. More shocking to note,...
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anne-brooke's picture
Dec.22.2009
I'm really chuffed with the title of today's blog, I must say. And for a whole variety of reasons. First off, I'm happy to say that Two Christmases...
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anne-brooke's picture
Feb.26.2010
I'm pleased to say that my biblical short story, Dancing with Lions, is published today and you can pick up a copy here - though I'm afraid you'll...
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tania-hershman's picture
Mar.30.2009
(Cross-posted with TaniaWrites) It's not been a great few months, in fact this year started pretty badly, with illness and anxiety etc..., and has...
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tania-hershman's picture
Apr.02.2009
(Cross-posted with TaniaWrites) I love physics. You say "physics" to me and I get a thrill. It's not that I want to do physics - I tried...
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tania-hershman's picture
Jan.05.2010
Well, it's been a week of things I've never done before - and tonight, without planning it, I did something else new: I went back to a story that...
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Dec.10.2013
When Otis Redding took the final trip of his life on Dec 10th of 1967, he was on top of the world. Arguably the greatest soul act of the day, he was...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.