Here is the list of Squidoo lenses by Lensmaster Scholara,
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1. HAN ZI A Lense about Chinese characters and scripts
Learning Chinese? Japanese? Korean?
Interested in Calligraphy using scripts derived from Chinese characters?
Read on. Lotsa of useful links and other stuff in this lense!
I'll be sharing links to items I've used myself to learn about Chinese characters and calligraphy!
The characters used to to ...
2. Meet the Persians!
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:02:16
seen 300? Ever wondered what Persia or Iran was like before the Islamic Conquests?
This lens is about the history of Persia up to the Islamic Conquest.
Starting with the latest discoveries at Jiroft this lens will help you to find info and books about the THREE Persian Empires, their rulers, cul...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:04:19
Transylvania isn't just the home of vampires! It has its own story and history
Transylvania also known as Erdely, Erdel or Ardeal was once a real country, a Principality in Eastern Europe!
It's also been part of Roman Dacia, the Kingdom of Hungary, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and after the Treat...
4. S. M. Stirling the "JOAT" Lens!
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:24
January 2012 Update.
Clan of the Claw: Exile is an alternate history fiction anthology OFA has a story in!
See below for more info!
Joat is part of a name OFA (Our Favorite Author) is known to use online.
I'm a member of the S.M. Stirling Yahoo Group which I heartily recommend for its lively d...
5. Search Parameters
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:34:27
Want to get better usage from search engines?
Nearly everyone sometimes has problems finding information they need from the web or a database.
This lense is about setting search parameters so you can get better results from Google Yahoo Wikipedia and other search engines and search dialog boxes.
6. CHIYO - Japanese Woman Haiku Poet
How-To & Education - Wed, 04 Jul 2012 13:22:50
Chiyo's name means Ten Thousand Years!
She was also known as Chiyo-ni or Chiyo-jo.The suffix -ni refers to her becoming a Buddhist nun later in her life. The -JO suffix is often attached to the names of Tokugawa era women poets.
Unfortunately there are no authentic contemporary portraits of Chi...
7. Inspector Rex
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 19 Jan 2012 23:55:07
Is this the world's favorite police dog? Well in Europe and Australia the answer is yes! So if you've not meet this Austrian Alsatian read on! Find out about Inspector or Kommissar Rex, a beautiful and intelligent Alsatian or German Shepherd. It's not just the training. This dog does improv!
8. Gothical Words
Entertainment - Thu, 14 Jul 2011 07:37:41
Find out about Goth style!
I'm not a Goth (too old and cant afford a full Goth makeover) but I probably would be one if I was young enough and recently I discovered that there are Christian Goths.
I think most Goths look cool much cooler than Scene and Emo so here's hoping this lens helps paren...
9. Bilbies! Learn about this Australian Animal!
How-To & Education - Fri, 20 Jan 2012 05:54:57
They may look like a cross between a rat a rabbit and a cat but they are a real and very endangered animal species.
This small marsupial omnivore once lived across the whole continent but now is limited to Central Australia and some protected reserves elsewhere.
It is also the official alternat...
10. Julie Vaux ART & DESIGN
pets-and-animals - Sat, 23 Oct 2010 07:05:32
I work with traditonal and modern media, watercolor, pencil, computer created art, photography and typography.
You can see my images on various things at
Red bubble Gallery www.redbubble.com/people/scholara/art
photos print posters calendars cards clothing flowers abstracts letter art
arts-and-design - Wed, 07 Nov 2012 04:44:53
February 2013 Update
If you've been following me on Twitter or Red Bubble find out more about my work here!
You can see pictures of works in progress product designs I've finished and find out what books I like and recommend or follow links to my blogs so come and visit !
The image is of a rec...
12. Marvellous Mino
arts-and-design - Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:36:58
Oribe Shino Kiseto Setoguro
are the 4 main types of Minoyaki!
Love Japanese Ceramics?
Want to learn more about making collecting or just appreciating these 4 Mino styles!
You'll be getting advice from an student of art history who's also created ceramics using Mino type gla
Scroll down to see ...
arts-and-design - Wed, 07 Nov 2012 04:57:05
Surimono is a sub-genre of Japanese Printmaking.
Surimono were small prints with special themese.
A poetry clubs might commission one or a whole album of images set around a theme matching the poems.
Kabuki actors and theatres commissioned invitations for special events and performances.
14. Chinese Blues
arts-and-design - Wed, 07 Nov 2012 04:54:36
A lense about the wonderful diversity and history of blue glazes developed by the Chinese over the centuries from rare TANG blues through to the Qing era. Sancai Qingbai Jun Ru Underglaze Cobalt Blue and White Fahua Indigos Ming Turquoise Shiwan Robin's egg blues Qing Monochromes ....
15. Local Lorikeets
arts-and-design - Mon, 05 Nov 2012 09:21:58
Recently I was lucky to be able to coax the local rainbow lorikeets to let me close enuff to take some photos of them without a telephoto lens which I don't have anyway.
I wanted to share these photos and more information and stuff about these beautiful australian parrots.
For one thing they ar...
16. Real Egypt
pets-and-animals - Mon, 05 Nov 2012 08:59:29
Need to learn about the REAL EGYPT ?
I can help!
As a Classics grad with 30 years of experience researching and reading about Archaeology, Egyptology, Historical Linguistics, and other topics I can spot authentic useful resources.
Any book I list here I have either read myself or know the author...
17. The Greywalker book series by Kat Richardson
How-To & Education - Wed, 04 Jul 2012 14:20:59
Greywalker is a series of Urban Fantasy books by Kat Richardson.
If you like Jim Butcher's Dresden Files and similar worksin the Urban Fantasyor Paranoir sub genres try this series about Harper Blaine a Seattle based P.I. who develops psychic abilities after being dead for two minutes.
18. Lockheed the X-Dragon!
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 04 Jul 2012 13:12:44
Lockheed is a Space Dragonoid beloved pet friend and companion ot Kitty Pryde and long time favorite
who has appeared in the Xmen Excalibur and many other marvel comics.
Hey fans don't forget if you use the Amazon Links we get to make money for charity!
If you created any of this art send me yr...
19. Goldie the Goullawk Queen
Entertainment - Sun, 20 May 2012 08:26:00
Help make this Goullawk a Star!
I hold copyright to descriptions of herself and her Goldenness who has expressed an wish to appear in movies so if anyone wants a character to "animate" contact me!
Goullawks are a endangered species across the multiverse and need your help to survive and thrive!...
20. Signage: Special Characters and Symbols
books-poetry-writing - Fri, 18 May 2012 11:07:29
It's about how to find and insert special characters and symbols. Need something that's not on the keyboard? Perhaps a one off insertion of a Chinese character or a line of Greek Verse or IPA symbols for a linguistics essay? Read on for some simple hints and tips based on my experience!
21. Plato's Dialogue ION
arts-and-design - Fri, 18 May 2012 10:50:06
Plato's Dialogue Ion shows modern readers ancient Greek views of Homer, how he was read and interpreted by a professional rhapsode Ion, and a discussion between Ion and Socrates about skill versus inspiration. It's one of his shortest and most readable dialogues in both Greek and English.
22. KISS Cookery
How-To & Education - Mon, 16 Apr 2012 06:48:40
K.I.S.S.= Keep it Simple Stupid! Had one of those moments when cooking?
Here's 10 tips to keep thing simple and avoid those moments that make you feel stupid! I have tested and used all of these tips!
food-and-cooking - Wed, 19 Jan 2011 04:00:59
Plutarch was a famous Greek writer of biographies (The Lives) and Essays (The Moralia) about ethics history literature and philosophy. This lens will provide links to help you find info about Plutarch online and translations of his books.
24. Omi Hakkei - an Ukiyo-e Genre
How-To & Education - Tue, 12 Oct 2010 06:34:12
Omi Hakkei means Omi Eight and is a phrase used in Japanese to describe Eight Views of Lake Biwa and Omi Province.
Use this lens to find out about the origin and history of the Omi Hakkei theme and genre in Japanese Art .
25. The Purple Challenge
How-To & Education - Thu, 23 Sep 2010 06:09:33
This is the place to find regular updates, news, and links, to and about The Purple Challenge.
Not just my sites but also other sites that participate in the Purple Challenge!
Please note all royalties from this lens go to the Squidoo charity fund
26. Carnacki and William Hope Hodgson
nonprofits - Tue, 21 Sep 2010 02:07:49
Find out about Carnacki and his Creator Willian Hope Hodgson here!
Carnacki the Ghost Finder and Other Paranormal Fiction created by William Hope Hodgson should be better known! They're Genre Classics!
William Hope Hodgson, while best known for his short stories about Carnacki the Ghost Finder, ...
27. Anzac Day
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 25 Jun 2009 01:44:10
Anzac Day April 25 is a public holiday in Australia.
It commemorates War Veterans, Army, Navy, Air Force, originally of World War 1, and now also World War 2, Korea, Malaya, Borneo, Vietnam and other conflicts.
The design shown on the left is available as a Tshirt from the Red Bubble Site.
holidays-and-celebrations - Fri, 27 Mar 2009 07:17:23
Herodotus was the ancient world's first historian.
While other poets and writers had created records and chronicles of events and descriptions of places Herodotus was the first we know of to actively INQUIRE into the causes of events and stories.
This lens will list various resources you can use.
29. Chinese Poetry
How-To & Education - Mon, 16 Mar 2009 10:13:15
Welcome to Chinese where there's links to websites images and books for you to enjoy and use .
I love Chinese Poetry and read it in translation and even try to struggle through the original Chinese too. To help other people who have only just started reading I'm going to list good translations a...
30. Stross's Laundry Series
How-To & Education - Sun, 21 Dec 2008 06:43:21
Charles Stross writes Science Fiction and one of his SF series is the Laundry Books.
What if Lovecraft's extradimensional predators were real?
What if there was a section of the British Civil Service dealing with such things.
Meet Bob Howard! Civil Servant, Sorcerer in training, Computer Geek ...
books-poetry-writing - Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:35:21
Yes yet another Lense devoted to DACHSHUNDS!
Pictures Products Books Links to some other Dachshund sites and whatever else I'v found to throw into this medley!
32. Gail Carriger
pets-and-animals - Mon, 16 Apr 2012 07:08:36
In a Victorian Britain not quite our own werewolves and vampires are legal and loyal citizens and servants of the Crown barring a few rogues.
Alexia Tarabotti is married to a werewolf alpha, has a vampire for one of her best friends, and an unusual and rare paranormal ability.
She's "Soulless". N...
Entertainment - Tue, 19 Jul 2011 03:22:21
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