Health is wealth

Good Health / Health is wealth A good health is one which keeps us healthy in all aspects like mentally, physically, socially and intellectually. A good health provides us freedom from all the sickness and diseases. A good health is the feeling of mental, physical and social well being.Health is Wealth. … This gives large meaning to our life, as health is considered the most valuable and precious for …

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Heath with hiking, keep smart and fit

Health is everything, hiking is excitement to make yourself fit and smart The definition of health-related fitness involves exercise activities that you do in order to try to improve your physical health and stay healthy, particularly in the categories of cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, muscular endurance and body composition. Hiking connection with health fitness Helps prevent and control diabetes: Regular hiking …

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Call for Applications – 2019 Joseph R. Dunlap Memorial Fellowship

The William Morris Society in the United States is calling for applications for the 2019 Joseph R. Dunlap Memorial Fellowship. The deadline is December 15, 2018. Applications are judged by committee, and the decision will be announced by January 15, 2019. The Dunlap Fellowship supports scholarly and creative work about William Morris.  The fellowship offers …

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What Would William Morris Do? A Letter to Jane

As an educator, I am always looking for new ways to inspire students and to make the ideas, art, and politics expressed by Morris over one hundred years ago relevant to the 21st-century digital scholar.  I occasionally teach a class titled William Morris and His World that examines Morris in the context of the Arts …

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Morris in the Thames Landscape

This spring, with the help of the Morris Society’s Dunlap Award, I conducted research in the UK. The work I undertook there will support my PhD dissertation, “’The beauty of the bough-hung banks’: William Morris in the Thames Landscape, ” which combines art historical and landscape studies methodologies to explore Morris’s personal and creative  relationship …

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Unexpected Encounters with William Morris

Over the past few months, I’ve had several unexpected encounters with William Morris.  Flipping through a magazine or perusing a website, I’ll notice something familiar in the background, usually unnoted in the article, that looks like a Morris design.  It is a bit like seeing an old friend in an unfamiliar place—you’re not sure it …

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Still Relevant: Morris’s “Socialist Diary”

I was pleased when a few years back Ross Bradshaw, the proprietor of Five Leaves Press, asked to reissue my edition of Morris’s Socialist Diary. The pages of this now quite rare 1981 Journeyman Press edition had yellowed, and I further wanted to improve its biographical notes based on the scholarship of the past three …

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