On Taste: You, Yourself

Posted by ractrose on 22 Aug 2017 in Art, Nonfiction

My Curious Reading An appeal to the senses.   You, Yourself                 Taste can be understood both as a system of aesthetics, and a guideline to propriety. Regarding what might be labeled presentation, all things seen and owned, taste has two aspects: preference, and received perception. That is, […]

Adventures in Research: Safety First

Posted by ractrose on 9 Aug 2017 in Nonfiction

My Curious Reading Adventures in Research Safety First               From the Nottingham Evening Post, Wednesday 18 October, 1950, “Bomb Head Find”.   Workers in Nottingham discovered an unexploded WWII bomb, one fitting neighborhood recollections as having failed to go off during an air-raid. The workers winched it up, and […]