Posts Tagged ‘Arthur C Doyle’

Till The Sea Gives Up Its Dead

July 21, 2009

The Amazon The Amazon was a brigantine, a ship with two mast of which the foremast is square rigged. It was built in 1861 at Spencer’s Island in Nova Scotia, and she reached 99 feet and displaced 198 Gross tons. She was owned by a consortium of 8 merchants. Her start to life was rather […]

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The Odd Spiritualism of Arthur Conan Doyle

May 25, 2009

From here, by Andrew Lycett Sir Arthur Conan Doyle let me down. Shortly before I completed writing his biography, I went to a small corrugated building in North London to see if I could substantiate his belief in communication with the dead. My destination was the Rochester Square Spiritualist Temple. As a plaque inside the […]

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Spirit Photography

March 20, 2009

One of my constant fascinations is with understanding the nature of images, especially the idea that images lie, they mislead and manipulate us. These sorts of vague musings and loose analyses take their most concrete form in the study of photographs, which bear the great weight of representation (ie. they collect and scientifically store light, […]

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