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Cambridge Memoir (II) – Peterhouse

December 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Books, Diaspora, PEOPLE, quotations, Uncategorized

Cambridge Memoir (II) – Peterhouse 17. Lord Dewar’s rescue No sooner that I accepted, with great glee, my Presidency of the Peterhouse Grad. Soc. the style of leadership had to change. New blood was needed to inject some tonus in the proceedings and I was determined to encourage more social contacts amongst its members, by […]

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Orpheus never turned up for tea – considering a painting by Janet CREE (1910-1992)

May 13th, 2006 · Comments Off on Orpheus never turned up for tea – considering a painting by Janet CREE (1910-1992) · Art Exhibitions, PEOPLE

Orpheus never turned up for tea Looking at a painting by Janet Cree (1910-1992) ————————————————- There is an instant fascination which this painting on panel offers the neophyte, as he identifies himself without any difficulty to the main personage – a scantily clad youth playing an antique harp, surrounded by a bevy of entranced females, […]

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