The Invocation of Satan, Josef Váchal, 1909.
A tired swimmer rescued in Finland.
A Northern Hawk-Owl who had presumably gotten lost in a fog, was found by a kayaker. Once the cold Hawk-Owl found its way onto the tip of kayak, it proceeded to burrow into its savior’s life jacket. It was later released, after a full recovery.
The Naples Dioscurides (Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale, Cod. Gr. 1) is a 7th Century manuscript of Discurides De Materia Medica.
Alphonse Mucha. Design for ‘Heart’s International' October (1922). Gouache, crayon and watercolour on paper.
Making my version of Kümmel, a cordial more like, as I don’t distill. This hooch will knock your socks off. It’s my Kümmel Oakseer, a 16th century drink for battle-worn Highlanders.
Symbola Heroica ~ M. Claudii Paradini & D. Gabrielis Symeonis ~ 1583. [x]