Tag Archives: maps

…and a Bit of That.

It’s been another of those bits and pieces weeks, busy with scattered activities. Here are some of the things I did, in no particular order. I finished the third and final copy of Finding A Way. Here it is, ready to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Chimney Map

My regular readers will already know that I have a bit of a thing about maps. Some readers will also have heard about The Chimney Map, found by a man renovating a house in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Looking like nothing more than … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Food Maps and Meet Illustrator Lucy Engelman

The Persistence of Hope is installed as a labyrinth (which is a kind of map), and the book I will be writing about on Sunday uses a map as a design source, so I thought today’s flicks should also be … Continue reading

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The Map Book Completed (And Some Other Stuff)

I put the finishing touches on the map book, Finding A Way, last Sunday afternoon. Monday afternoon we did a proper photo shoot with David acting as photographer.

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Friday Night Flicks: Timemaps

Today’s little video was selected because next Sunday’s post will be the last one in the series about my map book, Finding A Way. Vincent Meertens explores a new type of mapping, based on travel times rather than distance. The animation shows a … Continue reading

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The Map Book, Almost Complete

I should be able to put the finishing touches on the map book this afternoon. I have decided that it’s proper name is Finding A Way, a title which makes reference to the walking and cycling Ways we have travelled in … Continue reading

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Finally, some things that are actually maps

I did some more work on the map book this week. I started out with a couple of things that are not maps: a page of some of the world’s religions which will be folded like the puzzle purse valentine I … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Papercut San Francisco

In anticipation of showing actual maps on my Sunday post, here’s a video about making a papercut map of San Francisco.     While most of us will just have to enjoy the video, some of you may even be … Continue reading

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But it still doesn’t look like a map …

I am not quite as far along with my ‘map’ book as I had hoped to be. Partly this is because the weather has been warm (22 C. yesterday) so David and I have been going out on our tandem … Continue reading

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But it doesn’t look like a map …

I posted some map-themed videos last Friday because I am currently working on a map-themed book. It does not look like a map at all at this point, and when completed will look only slightly more map-like. Early in the … Continue reading

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