Thomas Pink

18 Feb 19
Robert Wilson, Auctioneer

Saturday, February 23 at 1:00 pmCoins Sell at 3:30 pmGMP Hall 350 Hudson Ave, Newark OH 43055(740) 334-7024Buying Good Items, Call or Email for Details. Click here for picture gallery. 1st Model Railway Robert Klaas Nazi Dagger with Sheath very rare (denazified); Nazi German Iron Cross;  Postcards- Black Americana, City Views; Longaberger Baskets – Easter, […]

18 Feb 19
Collected Writings

Prologue Home The windows of houses were darkened with sleep. Silence eclipsed the town. A fine rain fell, swallowing the ends of streets. A halo encircled a lone porch light, a table lamp was glimpsed through parted curtains. Steam rose from beneath the train station, long closed for the night. The sign for Grantsville flickered […]

18 Feb 19
Sando/w/e History

Charles Booth (1830-1916) was a Liverpool businessman (a dealer in leather and skins, and a  steamship operator), a philanthropist, initially Unitarian but eventually agnostic. From 1883 to 1903 he led and published the London Poverty Survey. Francis Sandoe (1834-1886) was born at Philleigh (Roseland, Cornwall), married Jane Emily Thomas in 1860 and moved to London […]

18 Feb 19
The Page

0 of 32Brad Tollefson/Associated PressThe NFL’s lying season is in full swing. Public misdirection and private discussions help set the table for April’s draft in Nashville, Tennessee.No reason exists to believe anything an organization or one of its representatives says between now and the event. Every move and public statement stems from a franchise working […]

18 Feb 19
Fixtures Close Up

This Girls Apparel Department Silhouetted Sign is visible fro across the selling floor. With wares visible throughout, a single word communicates, no need to spell out “Apparel.” While “Girls” is pink, see a similar treatment of “Baby” in yellow in the distance far right. But consider the effect of this signing in the gallery of […]

18 Feb 19
If I Was A Stylist

Here we go! It is finally time. The time we have all been waiting for all awards season long. Today we kick off my wishes for the red carpet at the 2019 Academy Awards. I start every major red carpet looking back at how many times a look from that red carpet has been featured […]

18 Feb 19
A Martial Arts Journey

A couple of years ago I followed Thomas into the ranks of Blackbelt; that journey is documented in the earlier posts in this blog, and the reasons behind the journey can be found in the Prologue. It has been slow progress getting to this point: grading to 2nd Dan Blackbelt. We have both learnt much […]

18 Feb 19
For Your Pleasure

History… it’s out of date Brian Eno For Your Pleasure – Part 1 For Your Pleasure (1973) One of the people saying goodbye (“ta-ra”) at the end of For Your Pleasure was Brian Eno, who quit the band in a hail of rubber bullets and bad vibes in July 1973 (Viva). While the subterfuge surrounding […]

18 Feb 19
Scalawag

A woman who survived an illegal abortion tells her story as Mississippi lawmakers pass the most restrictive anti-abortion bill in the nation.

18 Feb 19
Jen Med's Book Reviews

Do you like my new pen? It’s a Unicorn. If you squeeze its middle it poops out a pink glitter ball. Well, it amused me. This week seems to have flow by. Monday and Tuesday saw me take two long awaited days off and it was fabulous. Monday Mandie and I went walkies around Attingham […]

18 Feb 19
Minceur Fitness et Santé

J’ai adoré le livre de Tony ROBBINS unlimited power ou Pouvoir Illimité, aussi voici un résumé de celui ci. J’espère qu’il vous donnera envie de le lire  Libérez toute la puissance de votre esprit et de votre corps Avez-vous des rêves que vous n’avez pas encore atteints ?  La réponse est sans doute oui! Beaucoup de gens passent leur vie avec le sentiment d’être insatisfaits, tout en croyant qu’ils ne peuvent rien faire pour atteindre leur épanouissement. Dans le […]

18 Feb 19
Jane Austen's World

Dear Readers, Today I revisited a post I published in 2008 about tea and alcoholic beverages that led up to the regency era: Tea became fashionable after 1662 when King Charles II’s Portuguese bride, Catherine, brought a cask of it along with her dowry. In those days the beverage was thought to possess medicinal qualities, […]

18 Feb 19
Life In The Mouse House

There have been several occasions while driving along the sea front at Lytham that I’ve passed a sign pointing down a side street to ‘Lytham Hall’ though I’ve never actually been there until now. It was on my list of ‘go to’ places for later this year but a few weeks ago I found out […]