More specifically concerning: Ashmolean
17 January 2003, around 11.02.
Ivories, Ashmolean. …What makes the man and what The man within that makes: Ask whom he serves or not Serves and what side he takes…. —Gerard Manley Hopkins (‘(On a Piece of Music)’)
Improbable places (3)
14 February 2003, around 9.29.
The Room of PorcelainAshmolean Museum, 11:42 a.m.
28 February 2003, around 9.33.
And, unrelated: ‘They’re hopelessly vulgar,’ said Mrs. Costello. ‘Whether or no being hopelessly vulgar is being ‘bad’ is a question for the metaphysicians. They’re bad enough to blush for, at any rate; and for this short life that’s quite enough.’ — Henry James, Daisy Miller