CANDID SNIPPETS FROM A BORING LIFE
(in other words, an eclectic mix of whatnots)—Or a chronicle of one clumsy existence, one mishap at a time.
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Made by a Japanese visiting student in rice paper.
Apparently that says my name in kanji.
Lovely stamps from Czech Republic
(top: front of the card; bottom: the reverse side with half the space full of stamps)
Written in gold on a purple parchment, this privilegium was granted by Roman Empereror Otto I The Great in the 10th century
The Vatican Secret Archives include a letter from Caliph Abu Hafs ëUmar al-Murtada to Pope Innocent IV, dated June 10, 1250 and sent from Marrakesh, Morrocco
The signature of Galileo Galilei is seen on a document displayed as part of the exhibition. A report on the Italian astronomer’s 1633 trial for asserting that Earth revolved around the Sun, is on show
“The last thing one knows when writing a book is what to put first.”
Blaise Pascal, Pensées, 1670