No musical instrument has ever had to carry so much baggage, surely, as the Irish harp. It has been the symbol both of Ireland under English rule and of the Irish Free State. Unadorned, on a green background, it was a rebel flag in 1916. While its earliest origins are lost, the Irish harp has […]… Continue reading The Gaelic Harp — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland
I couldn't resist taking a picture of this beautiful, old piano. Piano by Steinway & Sons
When I read "Aufruhr in Oxford"in German, a brilliant Lord Peter Wimsey novel, I knew instantly I had to get my hands on the Englisch edition, "Gaudy Night". What a wonderful read! Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers. A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery.
Passend zum St. Patrick's Day hatte ich mir drei Bücher mit irischen Themen bereitgelegt. Wieder einmal ein absoluter Lesegenuss! Irische Segenswünsche, Ein irischer Dorfpolizist, Irisches Erbe Bücherliebe... 💚 Bücherliebe 💚
How to be a Victorian: I've always wanted to know about their lifes, especially what it ment to be a woman back in the 19th century. Very well written with loads of informations! The Victorian House, How to be a Victorian, Life in Victorian Britain This beautiful Sherlock Holmes edition is just amazing and should definitely… Continue reading Books review: March 2018 | Part 1
Improving my Shakespeare with Storiarts (love my new gloves!)... Hamlet by Shakespeare | Gloves by Storiarts
I admit I'm a bit addicted to this little guy.