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Force 136 like you’ve never seen them – in living colour

I'm super excited to share today's post with you. Last week, I told you there would be a big surprise. HERE IT IS. Val Erde of Colouring the Past chose this photo to bring to life. Her research, talent and artistry literally brought tears to my eyes. It felt like the next best thing to… Continue reading Force 136 like you’ve never seen them – in living colour

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One more postcard – Bob Hope’s house then and now

Have you ever said to yourself, I want a house that resembles a volcano? Bob Hope did. Fast stats: Original owners: Bob and Dolores Hope Architect: John Lautner Architectural vision: a modernist volcano Constructed: 1973-1980 (burned down once during construction) Size: 23,366 square feet Feb, 2013 asking price: USD$50 M Dec, 2014 asking price: USD$25… Continue reading One more postcard – Bob Hope’s house then and now