restoring the cosmati mosaic in westminster abbey

The wraps have come off one of Westminster Abbey’s least known treasures, a medieval marble pavement foretelling the end of the world, while conservation experts consider how to preserve the ancient stones for the next 740 years.

Few modern visitors have ever seen it, although since 1268 kings and princes, queens and cardinals have [...]

liberals and conservatives

Heheh. My friend Ovi sent this out on our messageboard last week, and I thought it would be a good thing to share on this blog. The humor and the irony of the points made in this video had me rolling with laughter, especially the comment about mammon. At the same time, I take a [...]