Delia
Delia
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Long before the current craze for adult colouring books came this 19th-century “painting book” from one of the finest contributors to the Golden Age of illustration: Walter Crane (1845 -1915). Although remembered chiefly as an influential …
Long before the current craze for adult colouring books came this 19th-century “painting book” from one of the finest contributors …
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Ten inspiring animated shorts from 2016With films like Pocahontas, Apocalypto, Peter Pan and The Green Inferno, it's safe to say that Hollywood has a deplorable track record when it comes to its portrayal of Indigenous …
Ten inspiring animated shorts from 2016With films like Pocahontas, Apocalypto, Peter Pan and The Green Inferno, it's safe to say …
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Though shutting down the gardening for the winter is common practice, even for most experienced growers, the truth is that there are still some low-cost, productive opportunities for growing food year-round, regardless of the climate. …
Though shutting down the gardening for the winter is common practice, even for most experienced growers, the truth is that …
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We used to think that plants belong in the garden, out in the sun, away from our homes and offices where we live and work. This isn’t the case anymore today. Having indoor plants …
We used to think that plants belong in the garden, out in the sun, away from our homes and offices …
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Despite being one of the world’s most attractive historical enigmas, the language of the 600-year-old manuscript still needs to be cracked. Hand-written in a mysterious and unrecognisable script, the Voynich Manuscript is a parchment …
Despite being one of the world’s most attractive historical enigmas, the language of the 600-year-old manuscript still needs to …
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Most vegetables that we buy in the supermarket, or even the farmers market, are annuals or, at least, they are grown that way. Annual vegetables are those that we must sow and grow from seed …
Most vegetables that we buy in the supermarket, or even the farmers market, are annuals or, at least, they are …
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Published only once in 1973, Les Diners de Gala was a dream fulfilled for surrealist artist Salvador Dali who claimed at the age of 6 that he wanted to be a chef. The bizarro cookbook pairs 136 recipes …
Published only once in 1973, Les Diners de Gala was a dream fulfilled for surrealist artist Salvador Dali who claimed at …
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The jury of scientists is still out on how sound affects plants. Considering that plants share some of the same senses humans do — sight, smell, touch, memory, awareness of themselves in space — it wouldn’t …
The jury of scientists is still out on how sound affects plants. Considering that plants share some of the same …
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We know there are many reasons to start a garden. Gardening can benefit us in several different ways, and having plants and flowers is obviously nicer to look at than just having a plain, boring …
We know there are many reasons to start a garden. Gardening can benefit us in several different ways, and having …
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Hemp, rather foolishly, long carried a torrid reputation based on the intoxicating effects of its cousin, marijuana. Though hemp doesn’t carry the same properties, for many years products made from it were illegal in …
Hemp, rather foolishly, long carried a torrid reputation based on the intoxicating effects of its cousin, marijuana. Though hemp doesn’…
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