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Monday Motivation Owl

Owls are soooo motivated, they see in the dark! This week’s motivated owl, an eared species we can’t identify, is a linocut by English artist and designer Enid Marx with hand-coloring by Peter Allen from Marco’s Animal Alphabet printed at the Incline Press in Oldham, England in an edition of 160 copies. We’ll be featuring more birbs from this book on Feathursday!

View more motivated (and some unmotivated) owls.

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4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No 20:

Highclere Castle, Hampshire, England. 

Rebuilt 1839-42 by Sir Charles Barry, with a park by Capability Brown. 

Was the home of Lord Carnarvon, friend and sponsor of Howard Carter, and is the main filming location of Downton Abbey. 

“I’ll protect you… no matter what” 

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4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No. 68:

Chastleton House, Oxfordshire, England. 

Built from 1607-12, now run by the National Trust. 

Interior photos are mainly from Country Life, exterior photos by me. 

Probably old news but, did you notice the 3 hotties behind Hijikata on the cover of Hakuoki Kyoto Winds? They’re new characters!!! And their voices are def a pleasant surprise~

^^^First up is Iba Hachirou, cv MIYANO MAMORU!!!!!^^^

^^^Next is Sakamoto Ryouma, cv ONO DAISUKE!!!!!^^^

^^^Last is Souma Kazue, cv KAJI YUKI!!!!!!^^^

I’m so glad I decided to get this!! Don’t forget you can still order over here if you haven’t already~ So, yeah…. That’s all I have to say XD