Category: Education

January 29, 2014 /

Eadweard James Muybridge (/ˌɛdwərd ˈmaɪbrɪdʒ/; 9 April 1830 – 8 May 1904, birth name Edward James Muggeridge) was an English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion, and early work in motion-picture projection. He adopted the name Eadweard Muybridge, believing it to be the original Anglo-Saxon…

January 28, 2014 /
January 20, 2014 /

Left to right: James Baldwin, Burt Lancaster, Charlton Heston, Marlon Brando, Sammy Davis Jr., Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte

November 5, 2013 /
August 25, 2013 /

This, my angels, is a photo of Yours Truly and Mr. Truly sometime around twenty-five years ago… Now, I did snap a picture of the two of us at our regular Sunday outing to the most fabulous dumpling house in the Los Angeles basin, and I was willing to share…

August 24, 2013 /

THE WORLD IN A LIBRARY Depending on what source you read, either printed books or e-readers are doomed. Traditional publishing is in chaos while technology is opening up new avenues for innovation (some of which are being used by the hugely talented weblogsmith of this very site, Mrs Vickie Lester!).…

August 16, 2013 /

Dearest friends… All the visa paperwork for a certain young man has come through and he’s on schedule for departure this Wednesday for four years of study overseas: I couldn’t be happier or prouder. Here at Beguiling we are over and out through the weekend. Keep your wings level my…