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Passing it on

"After nearly a dozen years writing realism for adults, I felt an indefinable, irresistible urge to write a fantasy for young people. Not for any …

Lee Kang-hyo 'Onggi Master' - film about a Korean potter

It Must Be the Year of the Cowl

Every time I do a roundup of cowl knitting patterns, it seems like another round of the projects hits my email box. That’s a good problem to have …

18 Ornaments to DIY This Weekend

Holiday decorating is afoot at the Brit + Co headquarters, and we’re sprucing things up by DIYing festive wreaths and brainstorming awesome new ways to use snowflakes. If you’re more of a last-minute-everything kind of gal, we’re here to help with some quick and easy DIY magic for that bare tree of …

How To Make Pinecone Fairy Ornaments

Fairies…I love fairies! I’m sad to say that there aren’t any decorating my tree. We have quite a few paper angels but no other winged ornaments …

Snowglobe Timelapse Celebrates the Wonders of Christmas in Vienna

Christmas is a truly magical time of the year. Regardless of whenever you live, it’s hard not to notice a Christmas star or a home adorned with …

What Winter Wonderland Looks Like, According To Instagram

Braving the seasonal elements can be miserable, but there's no denying this weather does make for some remarkable scenery. Whether it's the …

Historic Environment Scotland

Annual Operating PlanFind out more about our plans, resources and what we aim to achieve for 2018-19. Heritage searchSearch Scotland’s designated …

Why do mornings still get darker after the winter solstice?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1133000/1133137_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534539493_a39b983244d2c8775c1a5ec3fa7fab0b<p><b>Today is the shortest day of the year, so it should follow that mornings will start getting brighter from now on, shouldn't it? Not necessarily, writes</b> …

Astronomy

Solstice celebrated at 'new' long barrow in Wiltshire

<b>The winter solstice has been celebrated at the first "Neolithic" long barrow to be built in the UK for 5,500 years.</b><p>The burial chamber near Devizes, which can hold about 1,000 cremation urns, was completed earlier this year.<p>The structure is aligned to the sunrise of the solstice, allowing the sun to …

Archaeology

Alaskan Runners Race From Dawn to Dusk on Winter Solstice

Intrepid field accumulates as much mileage as possible during 3+ hours of daylight.<p>Imagine a race in which you start running when the sun rises and stop only when the sun sets for the day.<p>If such an event sounds endless, well, maybe you're not a year-round resident of Fairbanks, Alaska, where a …

Winter Solstice with the Pennsylvania Impressionists

Here in southeastern Pennsylvania, we don’t have the harshest winters — certainly not like Minnesota or Maine or even northern New York State — but …

Eye Candy for Today: Van Dyck’s Samson and Delilah

<i>Samson and Delilah</i>, Anton van Dyck<p>On Google Art Project, downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons, original is in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, …

Daily Painting, Carol Marine

I’ve been following the “daily painting” phenomenon since 2005, when I wrote about a blog called <i>A Painting a Day</i> by Virginia painter Duane …

Myth & Moor: Tunes for a Monday Morning

We're in France this morning with Breton harpist Cécile Corbel, from Finistère, who plays the Celtic music of Brittany and other lands as well as her …

Myth & Moor: Into the Woods" series, 40: The Folklore of Food

In her gorgeous essay "In Praise of the Cooks," Midori Snyder combines a memoir of her father (a fine French cook) with an exploration of the alchemy …

Bookstores of New York: Books of Wonder

<b>Books of Wonder</b><br>18 West 18th Street, New York, New York <i><br>Date visited:</i> 07.31.09<p>This past summer, Kakaner and I, plus another friend, went on a mini-tour …

Cover Art

Bookstores of New York: Argosy Books

<b>Argosy Books</b><br>116 East 59th Street, New York, New York <i><br>Date visited:</i> 07.16.10<p>You might remember that back in January, I attempted a visit to Argosy (Old …

Books

Myth & Moor: Literary food

A friend has ribbed me gently for writing about the magic of cooking when she knows I have a deep adversion to cooking myself (with a very few …

Myth & Moor: Fairy Tales, Then & Now

I loved The Diane Rehm Show on public radio when I lived in the States, so it was a thrill to learn that the show would be devoting a segment to "the …

Artist Walks For Hours In Snowshoes To Create Sublime Snow Drawings

Sonja Hinrichsen is a snow artist. It's not her official title -- she conducts a lot of art interventions in nature, and pursues photography and good ol' fashioned ink drawings. But her snow drawings are nestled rightfully at the top of her artist website, revealing what happens when a professional …

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