Monthly Archives: February 2004

Heather Champ

Outside the Temple of Initial Attraction Lomo LC-A Discover the photography of Heather Champ View this and other images @ her site. Her works are under a Creative Commons License

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material culture: dead trees, part 1

The Moleskine notebook is as much a well-marketed cult as it is an object. Still, it is a useful and aesthetically pleasing object. Or rather, a class of them – Modo e Modo produce a whole slew of styles now, … Continue reading

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Milan @ Your Fingertips

Thanks to Armand’s invitation, I will start today writing about Milan and its life. My first intention was to start with a great scoop: visiting and taking some pictures of Modo&Modo. Well, nothing to write and to photograph, since the … Continue reading

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Acquired Tastes

“Grasshoppers can be found all over the world, and are probably the most commonly eaten insect. They are served in a variety of ways, including raw, friend and pounded into paste.” … Explore “Taboo” @ National Geographic

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Sei Shonagon

"In the section Hateful Things, Sei Shonagon describes when "one has gone to bed and is about to doze off, a mosquito appears announcing himself in a reedy voice. One can actually feel the wind made by his wings, and … Continue reading

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The Playwright Games

Do you have what it takes to succeed as an Elizabethan playwright? Apply Within. “In Search of Shakespeare” On PBS February 4th – 25th, 2004 © MayaVision International, 2003

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Oldest Known Pencil in Existence

“This carpenter’s pencil is the oldest known pencil in existence. It was found in the roof of a 17th-century German house, and is part of the Faber-Castell private collection.” Photo courtesy of Sandra Suppa, FABER-CASTELL GmbH & Co., Germany Visit … Continue reading

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Drawing Power

“Drawing Power has a simple but ambitious aim – to get everyone drawing. The Campaign was initiated in 2000 by The Guild of St George, a small charity founded by John Ruskin, the great Victorian artist, writer and visionary. Ruskin … Continue reading

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Eugène Delacroix

Eugène Delacroix 1798-1863 Moroccan Notebook 1832 Brown pen and ink with watercolour Delacroix had this notebook with him when he landed at Tangiers in 1832, with a mission led by the Comte de Mornay and sent by the king, Louis-Philippe, … Continue reading

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Journeys: Brazil!

As Brazil celebrates the biggest carnival party on earth we share this image from our friend. “This photo was taken from the Corcovado at sunset, with view to the bay (Botafogo area) with the Sugar Loaf.” Bruno Camolez Brazil View … Continue reading

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