Category Archives: Literature

“Beauty is in The Eye of The Gazer.” ― Charlotte Brontë

Gertrude Stein once said, “I have always noticed that in portraits of really great writers the mouth is always firmly closed.” Certainly that is the case with today’s subject, Charlotte Brontë.  There’s a good reason for this. We know from personal letters that … Continue reading

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Alice Liddell’s Age of Innocence

Day 362 of Colourisation Project – May 4 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. As popular today as it ever was, Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was first published in … Continue reading

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Daphne du Maurier ~ Master of Suspense

Day 347 of Colourisation Project – April 19 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  As a young woman of 24, negotiating the alleyways of Venice, I recall spooking myself out, … Continue reading

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Jean Genet ~ The Outcast Scribe

Day 343 of Colourisation Project – April 15 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  “Excluded by my birth and tastes from the social order, I was not aware of its … Continue reading

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Hans Christian Andersen ~ Spinner of Fairy Tales

Day 330 of Colourisation Project – April 2 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. His birthday, 2 April, is celebrated as International Children’s Book Day. A dyslexic author whose manuscripts … Continue reading

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Robert Frost – American Bard

Day 323 of Colourisation Project – March 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. President John F. Kennedy said of him, “He has bequeathed his nation a body of imperishable … Continue reading

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Jules Verne – Patron Saint of Science Fiction

Day 321 of Colourisation Project – March 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Universally recognized as the patron saint of science fiction, his works have laid much of the foundation … Continue reading

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