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The following images have been taking up space on this blog. They will be posted just to clear the decks. the-blood-bankers-by-james-henry public_gyges Advertisements

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Christus est natus

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Romantic Óðr, odalisques, and 19th century metal bikinis

The manosphere has been buzzing with creative Óðr lately, partially because of chainmail bikinis. Thanks to gaikokumaniakku, I had been looking at some 19th century neoclassical paintings, and somehow I got sidetracked onto 1920s depictions of women who wear saucepan-lids … Continue reading

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Finally, a review of Star Maker

About two months ago, at: http://elijahlarmstrong.wordpress.com/2014/04/06/star-maker-stapledon-1939/ Elijah wrote: ‘Star Maker’ is possibly the most upsetting book I have ever read. And the most convincing portrayal of God: Michael Woodley said to me that if God existed He would be like … Continue reading

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Sometimes it looks like a folk costume, but it’s just folk-inspired

The problem with looking for folk costumes is that many of the women who are interested in modeling them tend to get photographed in folk-inspired clothing that does not achieve the rigorous historical accuracy demanded of true folk costumes. The … Continue reading

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