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Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street

Once a fashionable quarter, London’s Soho district became popular among writers and artists in the 19th century and then became associated with the “Swinging London” of the 1960s. The epicenter of the scene was Carnaby Street, which housed many fashion boutiques and designers and drew “Mods” who embraced new trends like bell-bottoms and miniskirts. Bands such as The Who and the Rolling Stones were also frequent visitors. What major change came to Carnaby Street in the 1970s? More… Discuss

facebook, poetic thought by George-B (the smudge and other poems)

facebook, poetic thought by George-B

To like or not to like:
That is today’s question:
Facebook plays with my feelings of liking and disliking,
but you know that,
it’s all over the news…the betrayal of trust of confidence,
of the most basic relationship…among people:
Fairness, not taking advantage of each other,
as a tool to make yourself rich (and make another poor)
But then you knew there is nothing sincere about facebook, that some made into faithbook: big mistake, big, big mistake)

need: to return ethics to the world!

Sediments, poetic thought by George-B (my poetry collection)

Sediments,  poetic thought by George-B

Long time
Has passed

It touched
Under the surface
Long time
Has passed

The spiral

If any
The time
When it will be
In the making

(©Always, George-B)



A kimono is a T-shaped, straight-lined Japanese robe that falls to the ankle and has full-length sleeves that are commonly very wide at the wrist. The robe is wrapped around the body, always with the left side over the right, and secured with a wide belt, an obi, that ties in the back. In today’s Japan, more Western styles of dress are the norm, but kimonos are still widely worn on special occasions. What personal information can be deduced from the style of a woman’s kimono? More… Discuss

word: ignominious


Definition: (adjective) Marked by shame or disgrace.
Synonyms: inglorious, shameful, opprobrious, disgraceful, black
Usage: It was an old fisherman who, with immense difficulty, at last rescued us, and we were towed back in an ignominious fashion to the boat-yard. Discuss.
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The year 2014 is packed with amazing night sky events

Major sky events of 2014 are listed.
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more Impressions from the Trail: A cooler day in the forecast!



Today’s Impressions from the trail: “Early Morning Long, Cool Shade – They make all the difference!” (My Photo Collection)

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Danza Española #6 Ensamble de Guitarras EIA3 INBA, 30 Marzo 2012

Danza Española #6 (Enrique Granados) Ensamble de Guitarras EIA3 INBA, 30 Marzo 2012
Conjuntos Instrumentales I y II:
Emmanuel Martínez, José Luna, Octavio Cruz, Aldo Chávez, Bruno Jiménez, Edgar Trejo, Daniel Trejo, Martín Ortega, Ricardo Soto
Clase del Profesor: Fernando Cornejo López



Modern, Skimpy Bikini Debuted at Paris Pool Fashion Show (1946)

Although women have worn bikini-like two-piece garments for centuries—mosaics from the 4th century depict women in such garb—the modern bikini was only introduced in 1946. Anticipating that his revealing swimwear design would have an explosive effect on fashion, French engineer Louis Réard named his skimpy suit after the Bikini atoll in the central Pacific, where US nuclear testing had just begun. However, he struggled to find a model to debut his G-string bikini. Who finally agreed to wear it? More…Discuss



Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon (1863)

A leading British fashion designer of the Edwardian era, Gordon made less restrictive clothing for women that she sold in her own “Lucile, Ltd.” shops in London, Paris, Chicago, and New York. To promote her wares, she organized tea times when models would parade around in her designs, a precursor of the modern fashion show. Gordon was a passenger on the Titanic and survived its sinking by boarding Lifeboat 1 with her husband. What did the tabloids allege about their escape from the ship? More… Discuss


Perfect Ride -Oil Pastel Sketch (My Art Collection)

Perfect Ride -Oil Pastel Sketch (My Art Collection)

“Perfect Ride” -Oil Pastel Sketch (My Art Collection)

Nancy Sinatra – These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ (Uploaded on Mar 27, 2010- 16,440,566 views)

Uploaded on Mar 27, 2010- 16,440,566 views 

These Boots Are Made for Walkin‘” is a pop song musically composed by Lee Hazlewood and first written and recorded by Nancy Sinatra. It was released in February 1966 and hit #1 in the United States and United Kingdom Pop charts. Subsequently, many cover versions of the song have been released in a range of styles: metal, pop, rock, punk rock, country, dance, and industrial.

You keep saying you got something for me
Something you call love but confess
You’ve been a’messin’ where you shouldn’t ‘ve been a’messin’
And now someone else is getting all your best
Well, these boots are made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do
One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you

You keep lyin’ when you oughta be truthin’
You keep losing when you oughta not bet
You keep samin’ when you oughta be a’changin’
What’s right is right but you ain’t been right yet
These boots are made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do
One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you

You keep playing where you shouldn’t be playing
And you keep thinking that you’ll never get burnt (HAH)
Well, I’ve just found me a brand new box of matches (YEAH)
And what he knows you ain’t had time to learn
These boots are made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do
One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you


Are you ready, boots?
Start walkin’

Today’s Birthday: THE MARQUIS DE SADE (1740)


English: Monument to the Marquis de Sade in fr...

English: Monument to the Marquis de Sade in front of the castle of Lacoste (Vaucluse). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Marquis de Sade (1740)

Described by French poet Guillaume Apollinaire as “the freest spirit that has yet existed,” the Marquis de Sade was a French novelist and philosopher infamous for his wildly liberal lifestyle and erotic writings. The term “sadism” derives from his depictions of

The drawing dates to 1760, when the Sade was n...

The drawing dates to 1760, when the Sade was nearly 20 years old. It’s the only known authentic portrait of the Marquis. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

violent behavior, and he spent decades in prisons and insane asylums for his scandalous actions. How did he try to incite a riot at the Bastille, where he was imprisoned just days before it was stormed by French revolutionariesMore… Discuss

Playful Squirrel- Almo Oil Color Sketch )My Art Collection)

Playful Squirrel- Almo Oil Color Sketch )My Art Collection)

Playful Squirrel- Almo Oil Color Sketch )My Art Collection)

Spring Flowers – Oil Pastel Sketch (color) (My Art Collection)

Spring Flowers - Oil Pastel Sketch (color) (My Art Collection)

Spring Flowers – Oil Pastel Sketch (color) (My Art Collection)


Andrianampoinimerina, le grand roi de l’Imerina.Un roi que l’histoire n’oubliera pas pour sa grandeur d’esprit, son intelligence, sa grande sagesse et sa vision d’unir tous les peuples de Madagascar.
Andrianampoinimerina was a great,wise,and smart king.He atempted to unify Madagascar during his reign.Until now the law he created are used.


In the 16th century, the Merina people—a Malagasy ethnic group—founded the kingdom of Imerina on the central plateau of Madagascar, but it disintegrated in the early 18th century. In 1787, Andrianampoinimerina became king of one of the four continually warring Merina provinces and embarked on a campaign to reunify the kingdom. Having accomplished this, he moved on to conquer neighboring lands and peoples in an effort to become sole king of Madagascar. How did he express this political ambition? More… Discuss
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Today’s Quotation: Fashion

Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.

Henry Fielding (1707-1754) Discuss