He made collections of shells and minerals, knew how to stuff birds, kept a mass of curiosities bought for nothing in his bedroom; took possession of phials and empty perfume bottles for his specimens; pinned butterflies and beetles under glass, hung Chinese parasols on the walls, together with dried fishskins
. He lived with his sister, an artificial-flower maker, in the due de Richelieu.
Finalists for the Costa Short Story Award 2014 include: Irish author Paula Cunningham for The Matchboy; London-based writer Zoe Gilbert for Fishskin
, Hareskin; Jane Healey for The Liontamer's Husband; Joanne Meek for Jellyfish; Mark Newman for Rosa and Thirkel; and Lucy Ribchester for The Glassblower's Daughter.
London, Canada, January 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- An alumna of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), Jessica Carroll recently performed in the critically acclaimed play Fishskin Trousers at the Finborough Theatre in London, England.
There are plans for Fishskin Trousers to go to the Hollywood Fringe Festival, New York, Edinburgh and Dublin.
Interesting texts for children and young adults were written by Zvjezdana Odobasic, an 18-years old student who wrote the fantasy Cudesna krljust (Marvelous Fishskin
) and Svjetlana Grkovic Janovic wrote books with intertextual reminiscences of Croatian classics from children's literature.
Pocket globes are a portable planet earth inside a fishskin
case, the concave sides of which comprise a map of the constellations.
Over the last few weeks we have seen Fendi using mink to make cloaks, capes and jackets; there were coyote vests in Marc Jacobs' collection for Louis Vuitton; fox collars and stoles featured strongly from Christian Lacroix; Christian Dior came up with the bizarre combination of fishskin
trousers and goatskin jackets; while Valentino showed off his lynx-collared trench-coat, lined with weasel.
Wrapped in a fishskin
and worn in her belt, it enabled her to walk now without leaving tracks" (215).
Because it seemed to Extravaganza that, in her poet's embrace, her body dissolved and reorganized into infinite series of animate and inanimate things--sea urchins and clamshell rattles, ivory clappers, ferns and fishskin
drums--once she had surfaced from the oceans, lakes, burrows, nests, marshes, mud, sand pits, oyster-beds, and whirlpools of love, she battled bewilderment, unsure of where she was and, for that matter, what she was.
Musical lineup includes Chucky Waggs, the trio of Ivas John, Robert Bowlin and Gary Gordon, Kyle and Melissa Triplett (from The Bankesters), Evan Webb and Adam Hellman, local favorites the Ol' Fishskins
, a rare set from Mila Maring-Sims and Josh Morrison, and Beth Davis.
Malutin from Kodiak, AK (Native Village of Afognak) - Furs, Fishskins