Edward VI was nine when he became king following the death of his father Henry VIII 1547. His tutor encouraged him to keep a journal and this is a page from it. He writes of how people reacted to learning of Henry VIII’s death.
There wasn’t a Wednesday Weekly last week as work is pretty busy at the moment and I just didn’t have time. Apologies.
From around the web:
09h09: Baguettes Jean-Michel has taken a photo of himself at 9:09 every day since 2002. I admire that kind of persistence! I’ve always enjoyed the pictures of Jean-Michel with baguettes because they remind me of happy holidays in France. I was insanely happy to get a mention!
Urban Sketchers: Explore, Investigate and Communicate (Sharing Students’ Works from Italy)
Tools and Toys: An Interview with Baron Fig
Telegraph: The drawings of Leonard Smith, the unsung hero of World War I espionage
National Landscape Gallery I was at the National Portrait Gallery recently. This made me laugh.
From the site:
Montblanc Albert Einstein ink review
Faber-Castell Twice multipen review
Behind a Kickstarter campaign: An interview with Kevin Hayes of Blank Forces
Ella and Julia against the wind (sketch) (also a little giveaway) I would really like to draw some of your Instagram photos. Check this post to find out what to do!
Comparison of D1 Refills (part two!)
Pelikan Edelstein Aventurine ink review
Kaweco Allrounder fountain pen review
Noodler’s Ink Sampler giveaway winners
Basilica of San Nicola da Tolentino (sketch)
Dotgrid Co A5 notebook review