Archive for August, 2008
Don’t panic, we can all have one. I am very excited by this. Very. Excited. The Creative Review have previewed it further here. You’re excited too aren’t you ?
Filed under: Books, Uncategorized | 1 Comment
Tags: Creative Review, The Mighty Boosh
The wonderful thing about limitations is that it often accidentally drives creativity as shown in this wonderful piece in the Guardian about how the Northern Echo has been driven to replace photographs of Hartelpool United home games with Roy Of The Rovers style cartoons – after the Northern Echo were banned access from the club […]
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Tags: Cartoons, Football, Hartlepool United, Northern Echo, Roy Of The Rovers
Outrageously Gary McKinnon today lost his appeal to the European Court of Human Rights, which has refused to hear his appeal. Read more about his plight and what you can do to help here.
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Tags: Gary McKinnon, Hacker, Hacking
Bought a bundle of Tate Magazine magazines from Charity Shop Inc. which included this great article by Peter Blake on an A-Z of ‘found’ letters.
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Tags: Alphabets, Art, Fonts, Peter Blake
Russell’s mention of Interesting NYC reminded me that I haven’t written up all my notes (which is unforgivable). And also introduced me to this wonderful piece of film that appears on the Interesting NYC homepage. Which led me to here and in turn to this.
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Tags: Aaron Draplin, Interesting, Interesting In NYC, Jess Gibson, Signage
A few days away starting with a visit to White Horse Hill at Uffington. I’ve been before but forgot how acutely angled the horse is – we actually got a better view later that day thanks to the wonders of television and the work of Andrew Marr. We then drove over to Avebury, as […]
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Tags: Andover, Avebury, Bourton on the Water, Cotswold Motoring Museum, Fat Charlie, Pigs, Signage, Silbury Hill, Stonehenge, Uffington, White Horse
We’re five days into the new season and as I’ve mentioned we’re already in the relegation zone (I know it’s early but it does still matter) and now we’re no longer in the Carling Cup. And I didn’t see anything of the Perseids meteor shower last night. But in better news I managed to pic […]
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Tags: Bricks, Carling Cup, Football, Lego, London Brick Company, Norwich City FC, Perseids