Queen Kitty will grant you an audience now…

Exhibition: Richard Bawden, Paintings, Linocuts & Etchings Location: Hayletts Gallery, Maldon, Essex Date: Until 11th November 2017 Details: Richard Bawden is a painter, printmaker and designer working predominantly in lino, etching and watercolour. His work has a graphic, linear quality and a strong sense of craftsmanship, which translates naturally into many forms. These have included […]

via RICHARD BAWDEN, PAINTINGS, LINOCUTS & ETCHINGS —

Gorgeous regal cat, isn’t she?  How lovely.  Wish I could make it to this exhibition!

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I have neither excuse nor reason for this post.  Except that this image by Ronald Searle, public domain via Wikimedia Commons, was so adorable I just wanted to share it with other pussy lovers. It made me think of ‘I Am A Cat’, by Natsume Sōseki.  Which I must get back to reading.  It’s not gonna finish itself.

My brother and his wife have had two cats, Bonnie and Clyde, for eight years. In addition, they have always put out food for any strays who venture into the yard. One of those had such remarkable coloring that they gave him a name – Pierre, after Pierre Bezukhov (“earless”), a character in “War and…

via Two Rescued Cats Join a Happy Family — Katzenworld

Cats are always cool.  But cats with literary names are even cooler.

wow. and cats.

Since I began blogging this past year, it’s been such a joy to discover cat inspired artwork all over the world. I am amazed every day by the unending inspiration that the feline form (and temperament!) provides. Although I love so much of the art I find, certain cat artists quickly became favorites – and…

via 8 of Kitty Curator’s Favorite Cat Artists — Katzenworld

How adorable are these?  I need a cat.  I also need a print (or preferably an original) by every single one of these incredibly talented artists.

‘The Christmas Mansion’ by Hollis Shiloh – Goodreads book review

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My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Three point five. Nice attraction between the MCs, and an interesting combo of house restoration and magic!

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Image – Andy Miccone on Flickr, public domain.