Unexpected finds at the British Museum

309px-Beserker,_Lewis_Chessmen,_British_Museum The British Museum opened its doors to visitors in 1759, the first national public museum in the world. From the outset it offered free admission to “all studious and curious Persons.” [More….]


images“Timeless” is a word that tends to show up when people are trying to make a big impact, rhapsodizing about art, music, design—beauty of various kinds. It also makes frequent appearances in advertisements for luxury goods. “Timeless” isn’t a word we can really apply to any aspect of our current situation. We’re much closer to the more prosaic “clockless.” [More….]