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Henry Moore ~ English ~ { 30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986 } ~ Madonna and Child, 1944 ~ http://www.tate.org.uk

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THE DAILY CALVIN: Calvin and Hobbes, August 31, 1989 - *click* "How may I ease your life, oh grand exalted master?"

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On August 31, 2012 the Sun threw a major tantrum. It started with a vast arc of material towering over its surface, a stream of plasma flowing between two sunspots. Sometimes these collapse back down to the Suns surface, but this one exploded, blasting hundreds of millions of tons of material out into space. SDO captured this ridiculously awesome picture of the arc just before it erupted!

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Roman Gold Coin Pertinax. Pertinax was Roman emperor in 193 for 86 days. Publius Helvius Pertinax was born on August 1, 126 in Alba, Italy to a freedman, and died on March 28, 193. An urban prefect, Pertinax was made emperor the day after the emperor Commodus was assassinated on December 31, 192. He was killed by the Praetorian Guard and replaced by Didius Julianus. http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/emperors/ig/Roman-Emperors/Pertinax.htm

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from Levo League

10 Reasons to Get Psyched for the Holidays

Just a lovely photo really... I make no apologies for including it on my board - I just loved it! Lucilla at RecommendedFamilyHolidays.com

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The War of the Roses began in 1455 when the reign of King Henry VI of the House of Lancaster was challenged by Richard, Duke of York. Richard claimed the king's grandfather Henry IV had usurped the throne from the rightful king Richard II in 1399.

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from British Vogue

Best Dressed of the Week - 05/09/15

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