The view from our hotel room, with an obliging hawk soaring above the local river:
The deliciously talented Miriam Hopkins was born on 18 October 1902.
“How can a motion picture reflect real life when it is made by people who are living artificial lives?”
Miriam Hopkins, 1933
Katherine Mansfield was born on 14 October 1888.
Katherine Mansfield, 1912
“In the midst of the lake Arthur was ware of an arm clothed in white samite, that held a fair sword in that hand.”-Thomas Malory, Le Morte d’Arthur
Portrait of Christina Rossetti by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1866:
Portrait of Christina Rossetti by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1866