Rapistan Review

5/15/17

Quiet .

5/16/17

J.T. at Rugtracker is finaly back “on the line” with a new post titled “Heriz Carpet Catalogue” , Volumne III : Silk Rugs .

Not nesessarily my taste but still up to his high standards and certainly worth your time to check out. Nice work as always J.T. 

5/17/17

Netherhampton Salesroom , Salisbury U.K. held thier Spring rug, carpet and textile extravaganza today that featured 280 total lots of all manner of ( hand woven) items. As usual there was nothing in the way of a standout piece included in the auction inventory just a large selection of mid to low end shop stock type merchadise . Out of 280 items run across the podiumn approximately 106 failed to garner any interest at all . So if the posted “Salesrooms” numbers hold up it works out to a moderately successful sold precentage of about 63% . Not terrible but since a large number of the lots sold , sold for very low prices the gross sales total is certainly nothing for Ms Barrett and the Netherhampton rug dept.to celebrate about. On a positive note 12 lots did manage to get to or pass over the £ 1,000 threshold so there was at least a modest amount of good news in a rather dull and mediocre sale result which is better than nothing or not ? Better luck to them in the fall ! 

5/18/17

Slow and gettin slower !

5/19/17

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5/26/17

Beginning of another 3 day holiday weekend with nothing in the way of fresh rug world news to report.

5/27/17

Another tragic loss in the rock / blues world.

Via Con Dios , Gregg Allman , legendary cofounder of The Allman Brothers Band .

Certainly a giant in the music universe , D.G.

One to remember him by . Midnight Rider on ( Live) At The Fillmore East , 1971 .  

5/28/17

The summer doldrums are upon us . Nothing left to do but BBQ !

5/29/17

Oh Yea , Happy Memorial Day !

Viva , Scott Dixon !!!

 

In this day and age no matter what you say it’s possible your gonna offend someone somewhere so maybe you should keep your nefarious thoughts to yourself ! , Sheik Frederich , 2017.

Movie o the week , The Man Who New Infinity , 2015.

Song o the week , Wednesday 13 , Blood Sick on Condolences , 2017.

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