The Prize-winning Poem

The Prize-winning Poem It will be typed, of course, and not all in capitals: it will use upper and lower case in the normal way; and where a space is usual it will have a space. It will probably be on white paper, or possibly blue, but almost certainly not pink. It will not beContinue reading “The Prize-winning Poem”

Travel journal

An Oxford education A captured and stolen history can be found in Oxford. Its museums, galleries and universities; pool, collate, and collect culture. Its own British Empire heritage and that of its once discovered or conquered limits. All boxed and viewed in glass. It holds it up showing it off and in its own wayContinue reading “Travel journal”

Oxford: The Ashmolean Museum

The present Ashmolean was created in 1908 by combining two ancient Oxford institutions: the University Art Collection and the original Ashmolean Museum. The collections span the civilisations of east and west, charting the aspirations of humankind from the Neolithic era to the present day. Among its treasures are the world’s largest collection of Raphael drawings,Continue reading “Oxford: The Ashmolean Museum”

Return To Oxford

So we went back to oxford this time we were on the hunt for botanical illustration and its different usages in design and functions. (aka. the butterfly hunt) first stop was my favorite emporium of oddities and history The Pitt Rivers Museum. Butterflies and tropical flowers were a favorite decoration in Asian countries like ChinaContinue reading “Return To Oxford”

Pitt Rivers Museum

Tom, Jemima and Sera. “There was so much to see, too much! I wished we had even more time” “What an awesome collection and a great way to experience history” “The natural history and science stuff was so clear and so much fun. Well worth the trip”   The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford isContinue reading “Pitt Rivers Museum”