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A DIY Easter Bunny

I am posting a day early because tomorrow morning I will be busy cooking turkey and accompaniments for a 1 p.m. Easter Dinner. Yesterday’s Friday Night Flick was my 300th post. In celebration (and because it is seasonally appropriate) here is … Continue reading

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Life in Circles

Occasionally I notice that my life is recursive: things appear, then disappear, then return –a bit of déja vu all over again. In August of 1996, I attended (as a guest) the combined 114th meeting of the American Ornithologists Union … Continue reading

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Calendars

Although the books I produce under the Byopia Press imprint vary widely in format and style, there is one thing that I make on an annual basis. Every year since 2004, Byopia Press has produced at least one desktop calendar.  When I still did … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Wonderland Book

Today’s flick is really just a long advertisement for a photo book, but what a book it is! Apparently I missed it going viral last year, so you may already have seen at least some of the images.     Kirsty … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Hoxton Street Monster Supplies Cookbook

This past Sunday I posted about Putting Up Mangoes, an artist’s book from Convivio Bookworks. Today’s two short videos are promotions for a book which, if not an artist’s book, is still quite artful. I have been a fan of … Continue reading

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Putting Up Mangoes

The title of this post sounds like I might be about to pass on a recipe, but Putting Up Mangoes is the title of a book. Like most book artists, I collect as well as produce artist’s books. This one arrived on Friday. … Continue reading

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Slightly Foxed —but still desirable

When I began to read as a child, I had a favourite uncle who always gave me a book for Christmas. I am not sure whether he gave me books because he was my favourite uncle, or if he was my favourite uncle … Continue reading

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Bookbinding for Amateurs

Early last week the website I check for weather forecasts had a Special Weather Statement notice. If you clicked the link, you got a page which started like this: A couple of days later this was the view from my … Continue reading

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I Wonder by Marian Bantjes

I thought it might provide a little variety to this blog if I write occasional posts about books made by other people. Some will be artist’s books, others will be books on subjects like design and typography. Today’s book qualifies as all … Continue reading

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Recomp

Back in late 2013, I wrote a piece for Book Arts/Arts du livre Canada, the magazine of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild. The editor wanted a description/announcement rather than a critical review for Decomp, Stephen Collis/Jordan Scott, Coach House Books, Toronto, … Continue reading

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