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Michelangelo

 Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni ( Jesus Christ , now that’s a mouthful isn’t it) was born 6 March 1475 in Caprese near Arezzo, Tuscany. Michael ( can I call him something else? Angie? Angelo, that sounds nice doesn’t it – Angelo ❤ . Anyways angelo 😛 is renowned for his unbelievable buildings, sculptures and paintings.…… Continue reading Michelangelo

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Marco Ruffo and Pietro Solario – Palace of Facets

Pietro Solario was born in Carona, Ticino, he apprenticed under his father Guiniforte Solari, who himself was an architect and sculptor. In 1476, he was hired to continue the construction of the Duomo di Milano. In 1487, he was invited to Russia by Ivan III to construct the walls and towers of the Moscow Kremlin. Within the next…… Continue reading Marco Ruffo and Pietro Solario – Palace of Facets

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Alix & Nicholai – Part 2

Most of us are aware of the heinous crime committed against the last Romanov family and how innocent children were dragged into something that they had nothing to do with. I have written about this before and I will write about it again. Yes, I am in love with the love story between Tsar Nicholas…… Continue reading Alix & Nicholai – Part 2

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Lord Mountbatten

Recently I watched a drama regarding the partition of India in 1947. Who conducted this? Who gave the authority and made the final decision? Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten ( what a tongue twister) was born in Windsor on 25 June 1900. He was from a German aristocratic family, the son of Prince Louis of Battenberg…… Continue reading Lord Mountbatten

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Aloisio da Milano & Aristotele Fioravanti

There is so many magnificent buildings that we pass without even giving it a second glance. I reckon if we stopped a moment and took in each crevice, line and carving we would appreciate how long it must’ve took for a man to create this with their own hands. Aloisio da Milano was an architect…… Continue reading Aloisio da Milano & Aristotele Fioravanti

Movies/Dramas

Viceroys House

Now everyone in Pakistan and India have heard numerous stories and tales from their elders of how a country split into two along with the pain, suffering and willpower of the people. If you want a deeper insight as to why this decision was made I suggest you watch this movie. A viceroy was a…… Continue reading Viceroys House

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Stéphane Mallarmé

Stéphane Mallarmé was born in Paris 1842 . Most of his life he spent in poverty and he worked as an English teacher. One thing Stéphane Mallarmé was famous for was his gatherings in which he would discuss the arts, literature & politics. The group became known as les Mardistes, because they met on Tuesdays…… Continue reading Stéphane Mallarmé