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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Artistic hermit wanted

Manchester (England) Museum is looking for an ornamental hermit, but with a twist: the solitary resident for a two month stint in the museum’s tower should have an arts or performance background, get to know the collection ahead of time, and produce something that communicates what the museum is all about. URL:

New Hampshire hermit

Perley: the True Story of a New Hampshire Hermit is a new book written by Shiela Swett Thompson, granddaughter of Perley Swett, a hermit of Cheshire County. The book is published by the county’s historical society. URL: