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Friday Night Flicks: Fulfilament

Last August I posted a Friday Night Flick about where ideas come from. Here’s another take on the subject from director Rhiannon Evans. At just over 8 minutes (including credits) it’s a little longer than I usually post, but I … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Rockrobo Smart Vacuum and Obsessive Cleaners

The two videos I have selected for tonight are both cleaning related. As I am currently engaged in a version of Swedish death cleaning, they seem appropriate. The first video was made by Relay as a promotion for the product … Continue reading

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Alarms and Diversions

I had intended to return to posting about book-related things this Sunday, but that changed when the furnace came on last Monday morning and started making a terrible noise. A man came to assess the problem on Tuesday afternoon. The … Continue reading

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Last Leg(s)

I will be somewhere over Greenland or parts west when this post goes live. Due to erratic (or non-existant) internet recently, much of the story will remain untold until next week. In the meantime here are a few more images … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Cumberland Pencil Museum

In December of 2015, Storm Desmond dropped incredible amounts of water in parts of northern England and Scotland. Cumbria (and the Lake District) were hard hit. Flood defences built after the devastating water levels reached in 2008, and believed to … Continue reading

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A little travelling

I am composing this post on my iPad, which is unfamiliar technology for the job. My apologies in advance for any resulting aberrations. We have been in England for a week. David helped his brother move his refurbished MG tb … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Where Do Ideas Come From?

When people ask me where I get my ideas (as if there were a corner shop somewhere that had a supply), I am sometimes tempted to respond “How do you not have ideas?” I seem to have retained from childhood … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Pursuit

Thunderstorms are relatively common in the warmer months where I live. Sometimes they come with Severe Weather Watches or Warnings and can cause significant damage, but most of the time they are a source of both moisture and entertainment. The … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Baikei, Wang Dongling, and Yoshinori Kikizawa

I showed you a Friday Night Flick with some large scale calligraffiti earlier this spring. Tonight’s first two flicks are examples of large scale brush work by two Asian masters of calligraphy: Baikei and Wang Dongling.       The … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: More Monotype

It is almost two years since I posted some of Monotype‘s promotional videos. Today I have two more: a short short video promoting a new type face called SST and a longer one about the development of the updated Johnston … Continue reading

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