#CelebRAtionWithPurpose T-4

Suspense and joy is mounting!! I almost feel compelled to start looking for a birthday cake recipe…

Guylty Pleasure

Including today, it is seven days until the big birthday. High time then, to confirm again that we will celebrate into RA’s birthday. There are indeed a number of fan-led happenings… errrrr… happening to mark RA’s birthday. Apart from a change collection to generate donations, Gratiana suggests passing the time with a ‘Fantasy Birthday Party’. On Twitter, there is a whole Twitter account for the purpose of celebrating the birthday boy – check HERE for updates. Lastly, I am gearing up for the birthday auctions, too. Nice segue…

In fact I’ve spent some time shopping, sewing and photographing for the upcoming fundraiser, and thought I should keep the suspense going by posting an update. You’ve seen the shrines, you know that Sinnamin has donated two plushies, and that a number of other fan items have been donated from far and wide. Also, if you are an observant reader, my…

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Let’s Raise Some Cheers And Some Funds – Celebrating With A Purpose!

Ready, steady and go! Prepare yourselves and make sure you check out the teasers too! For me it will be the annual time of the year where we celebrate good causes and also great theater! More to come 🙂

Guylty Pleasure

Two envelopes stamped in Turkey arrived in my house today. Sent separately by a generous benefactress (who wishes to remain anonymous but is known to me), the envelopes contained two items to go into auction. And their arrival reminded me that it is high time to make it official:

Coming in less than three weeks: The 2017 RA birthday auctions! 

Since we can’t celebrate with Richard, how about we celebrate with a purpose? I know that a great many of you are getting ready to make donations in honour of Richard’s birthday – a great idea and following Richard’s own suggestion. Once again, this year you also have the opportunity to not only do good with a donation – *but* to possibly get something back besides the good feeling of helping those in need: You could bid on (and win) fan items via the birthday auctions, with all…

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Mary Beard on Women in Power

In the eve of celebrating women on the 8th of March here’s a very interesting lecture from one of my favourite professors 🙂

Here’s also a direct link to the lecture if you have trouble with twitter above:




Nature and relaxation

It’s an unusually balmy day in London, sun is shining between the clouds and we are promised 15C at lunchtime!

Makes one want to go and relax and reconnect with nature. And i came across this during my grumpy morning coffee and now i feel very relaxed, you should try it too 😀😍😃😂😂

Courtesy Scottish woods and the BBC:


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