Or everyhare. I decided to complete the editions of the three hares (First Dance), so I’ve got 24 of the fragile little blighters to tidy up. The foundry’s done most of it, including all those supporting skewers, but I like to go a little further to keep work on the metal to a minimum. I brought them home in foam boxes so that I can work on them at my own pace and with aircon — better for me and them!
Also making some bigger friends for them — sun and moon hares. Not very good pics but you get the idea. The sun and moon will intersect when they’re placed close together.
Seem to remember hearing this on the radio a lot as a kid. Always liked it.
Via Ketan Joshi’s Twitter.
Some informative and entertaining notes on Regency men’s fashion, by M.M. Bennetts:
“Just as important was a gentleman’s fitted waistcoat, which would have been made of white or skin-toned fabric–the idea being that if a gentleman were to remove his coat, in his shirtsleeves and from a distance, he would resemble nothing so much as a naked Greek god, muscular, beautiful, carved from marble or stone.”
I don’t have access to this article, only the abstract and first page:
But I think it looks interesting. It raises some points that I’ve wondered about for years. And I had no idea the modern dieting thing started with men. So, yeah, just posting the link in case anyone who can access it wants to read it.
Bronze, #1/15, approx 15 cm high (with base).
The Machine Stops: SF short story by E.M. Forster, published 1909.