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First Night Design | Fagin’s Den #Vintage #Art

I love this, interesting image Sarah

First Night Design

Fagin's Den © Sarah Vernon - Buy prints, cards & home decorFagin’s Den © Sarah Vernon – Buy prints, cards & home decor from FAA

This is an old book-plate by Ernest Haslehurst of a public house called The Grapes at Limehouse (once The Bunch of Grapes) that I bought from collectors Vintage Views. It would be fun to think this Taylor Walker & Co pub was the inspiration for Dickens and Fagin’s den in Oliver Twist but it certainly makes me think of the narrow cobbled streets of Victorian London where pickpockets and other nefarious persons would ply their trade. It dates from the 16th century but the frontage is Victorian.

Although the original is in good nick, it has a faded quality even though it has not actually faded, so I added a duplicate layer in Overlay to bring out the colour and detail.

Fagin's Den Drawstring Bag © Sarah Vernon @ RedbubbleFagin’s Den Drawstring Bag © Sarah Vernon @ Redbubble

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april, 23rd – saint george – your name day, I wish you all the best, good luck, happiness and health and all wishes come true that you ask yourself. happy birthday, george!

Fantastic my friend, absolutely so so very beautiful

Paul Militaru

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Sway Medley Classical

Mihran Kalaydjian's Official Blog

Mihran Kalaydjian Sway Medley Live

Location: San Francisco, CA

Honor Guest: Armenian Guitarist Aram

Mino Element Band Members

Aram Kasabian – Lead Guitar
Sevan Manoukian – Drummer
Hratch Panossian – Bass
Samer Khoury – Violin
Tony Amer – Saxophone
Haim Cohen – KeyBoard
Albert Panikian – Trumpet
Nicole Del Sol – Percussion
Dana Debos – Trombone


When marimba rhythms start to play
Dance with me, make me sway
Like a lazy ocean hugs the shore
Hold me close, sway me more

Like a flower bending in the breeze
Bend with me, sway with ease
When we dance you have a way with me
Stay with me, sway with me

Other dancers may be on the floor
Dear, but my eyes will see only you
Only you have that magic technique
When we sway I go weak

I can hear the sounds of violins
Long before it begins
Make me…

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My love of sharing of others blogs.. this is a wonderful blog of the Little Mermaid..

The Little Mermaid

“Choose your inner circle of friends wisely because stupidity is known to have an intractable contagion effect.”

-The Little Mermaid, MMXVI

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