Festive Season Fancies – From Christmas Day to New Year 2012

And he who has deserved to drink from the ocean of life deserves to fill his cup from your little stream*

Celebrate the festive season with good cheer, a little wine and sweet words. This is the time to be thankful to your host, resolve to give joy to others and, to praise and celebrate life. Over this period taking time for rest and recreation is the key to good health for the year ahead. We’re taking a break at the Culture Concept Circle from Christmas Eve until January 6th 2012. We have provided some links below to posts that have proved popular this year, although not in any particular order.

Thank You subscribers, supporters and. to you for visiting our Blog. If it is your first time if you Subscribe you will receive our monthly newsletter Muse~News free.  You can also enjoy many of our articles and watch videos on our You Tube channel for free. Join us in 2012, when we look forward to your company and bringing on-line some new innovations. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year

Carolyn McDowall, Writer in Residence, The Culture Concept Circle

Access the posts below by pointing to it and then clicking its title

Notebooks by Betty Churcher – My Favourite Book 2011
Reading, TV and Music Choices for Festive Season 2011/2012

What is: Art Deco
Andy Warhol Pop Art Prince – King of People’s Perceptions
What is: An Ancient Roman Villa, the cultural ideal of rural life?
Nordic Cuisine @ NOma World’s #1 Restaurant & Masterchef ’11
What is: Palladian Style, more than a villa in the Veneto?
The Impressionists – A Painterly Pleasant French Revolution
King James Bible – Celebrating 400 Years Conserving the Word

Women of Influence, Marquise de Pompadour
First Impressions – Monet, Pisarro, Sisley & Renoir
Culinary Delights in Australia from Rationing to Riches
Changing Opera Culture in Australia: Vision & Taking Action
The Celts – Gathering to Celebrate Life & Culture Heroically
The Australian Ballet – Legendary Dance Liaisons
Tartan, Plaid, Kilts, Clans and Customs – Scotland the Brave
Glorious Music that Resonates – Masque to Mozart
Lasting Impressions – Paintings, Pools & Plants at Giverny
Profound Happiness: Beauty and Bonsai – Garden Art in Japan
Costume a footnote to culture in Downton Abbey and the King’s Speech
Towers – Symbols of Hope and Freedom
Beau Brummell to Benedict Cumberbatch – Savile Row at London
Classic Architecture, is it more than a Column?
Ten Thousand Thundering Typhoons, The Adventures of Tintin
Pan Am – Come Fly with the World’s Most Experienced Airline

* Khalil Gibran, The Prophet

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