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A Kind Heart, A Good Soul – Two FashionabIe Gifts, Xmas 2014

A Kind Heart, A Good Soul – Two FashionabIe Gifts, Xmas 2014

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Why here we are again, it’s hard to believe this is the last Fashion Elixir for 2014. Usually I will wax lyrical about all the fabulous trinkets I covet and what may be waiting under my Christmas tree. After the events that unfolded in Sydney, Australia on Monday the 15th…

The Catholic Church is NOT a Force for Good said Stephen Fry

The Catholic Church is NOT a Force for Good said Stephen Fry

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Alerted by a colleague, I have just been watching an online video presentation of well known talented actor, television host and brilliant 21st century enlightenment thinker Stephen Fry. He was participating in the Intelligence 2 debate in front of a live audience at London in November 2009.

Social Profit

Social Profit

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This portrait by England’s great eighteenth century character painter William Hogarth (1697-1764) celebrates the public life of the industrious and liberal middle classes of Georgian England, so as such it is a rare glimpse. The sitter Captain Coram (1668 – 1751) amassed a great fortune in trade as a shipbuilder…