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What do I do with my life - still pondering that, keep exploring the possibilities I suppose...

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Take a look at my daughter Beth's website...

food for thought...

Everyone, in some small sacred sanctuary of the self, is nuts. -Leo Rosten, author (1908-1997)

We think caged birds sing, when indeed they cry. -John Webster, playwright (c. 1580-1634)

There are two kinds of light -- the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures. -James Thurber, writer and cartoonist (1894-1961)

The artist brings something into the world that didn't exist before, and he does it without destroying something else. -John Updike, writer (1932-2009)

Some people become so expert at reading between the lines they don't read the lines. -Margaret Millar, novelist (1915-1994)

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. -Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1928)

from A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg

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the amazing work of Pierre Dancart - not for the squeamish!

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Slaughter of the Innocents

the amazing work of Pierre Dancart

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the nativity

circumsision (I think)

visit from the kings

then a massive golden altarpiece

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Apparently staggering amounts of gold.

'...a vast Gothic retablo comprised of 45 carved scenes from the life of Christ. The lifetime's work of a single craftsman, Pierre Dancart, this is the ultimate masterpiece of the cathedral - the largest and richest altarpiece in the world and one of the finest examples of Gothic woodcarving anywhere.'

this text appears in most articles referring to Pierre Dancart

...glimpsed in side chapels behind curtains

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actually couldn't see these properly without the aid of the 10x zoom :)
11th Dec 2009, 09:15   | tags:comments (0)

more imposing features

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11th Dec 2009, 09:09   | tags:comments (0)

bearing the remains of Christopher Columbus - allegedly

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possibly/probably not CC
but some of his family's dna is in there :)

the grandeur...

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sure it was designed to make you feel small :)
11th Dec 2009, 08:51   | tags:comments (1)


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I find things like this very strange - protected by glass- can't remember - might be processional
11th Dec 2009, 08:44   | tags:comments (1)