The Varnished Culture is devoted to the arts and crafts.
It is not elegiac but informed by the past. We adopt the plea to “make it new” ¹ but not at the expense of quality; we promote enrichment through technique and understanding; we assert of those who make the effort to create fine art that their week beats your year. ²
¹ Vide Ezra Pound. ² With apologies to Lou Reed.
Is a university medalist in Ancient Greek, a lawyer, a designer of bespoke crafts, an erstwhile film production slave, a self-awarded bravery award winner, and author of the short story The Silent Partner
. Her list of things that make life magnificent includes Peter Gabriel, David Foster Wallace, Joyce Carol Oates and the Norwood Football Club.
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