Celia Thaxter

Celia Thaxter was an American writer of poetry and stories who was born on 29 June 1835 SCHUBERT At the open window I lean;Flowers in the garden withoutFaint in the heat and the drought;What does the music mean? For here, from the cold keys within,Is a tempest of melody drawn;Doubts, passionate questions, the dawnOf high… Read More Celia Thaxter

Barbara Hepworth

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the life and work of English sculptor Barbara Hepworth (1903 – 1975).She was one of the few female artists of her generation to achieve international fame, and was named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1965 for her invaluable contribution to British art.Her work exemplifies the story… Read More Barbara Hepworth