Daily Archives: 17 November 2010

The Feeder Feed: Renaissance Siena edition

I was at the V and A today.
The Sienese painter Bernardino Fungai (+c.1516) and his Virgin and Child with Two Saints gives us a nice Christological Goldfinch.

I think this is a Renaissance variation of “I am as happy as a … Continue reading

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An important reason why I will – must – never,ever be a bishop

I spent the whole afternoon in the Victoria and Albert Museum.  Incredible.
One of the things I like about the museum are the hand’s on exhibits.
Here is your chance to try a reversal of the old adage about the iron fist … Continue reading

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Let all Conferences of Bishops broadcast meetings LIVE

Here is one reason why The Catholic Herald is the UK’s best Catholic weekly.
Though … now I think on it… I am open to correction.  Has any other Catholic publication in the UK suggested that the Bishops Conference meetings be … Continue reading

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A little late maybe, but this upgrade is welcome

The Vatican may…may be moving away from high-deaf in regards to technology to high-def.
From CNA:
Vatican TV makes high-definition move with new broadcast van
Vatican City, Nov 16, 2010 / 07:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has unveiled a new tool for … Continue reading

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This evening I will at the Buckingham Arms in Petty France, near St James’s Park tube station at 6:30 pm.
My intention is to go this afternoon either to the V&A or the Tate Britain… both?… knowing myself one or the … Continue reading

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