Moleskines in TV/Movies

Lise: “Fascinating television documentary of investigation into Alexander the Great’s death and if I wasn’t mistaken there was a large sketchbook being used beautifully. The detective leading the investigation was using coloured pens and doing ‘mind maps’ (a la Tony... Read More

31/05/2004

Barbecue

Etymology The word varies in spelling; variations include barbeque, BBQ, and Bar-B-Q. Smoky Hale, author of The Great American Barbecue and Grilling Manual (ISBN 0936171030) traces the word back to its Caribbean roots in Taino (one of the Arawak family... Read More

31/05/2004

Windmills to Whirligigs

“We (Karen, Natalie & Mike) were looking for a unique science and art connection to wind. We found it with Vollis Simpson and his windmill-powered whirligigs.” From Windmills to Whirligigs © Science Museum of Minnesota... Read More

31/05/2004

Taps

Day is done, gone the sun, From the hills, from the lake, From the skies. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh. Go to sleep, peaceful sleep, May the soldier or sailor, God keep. On the land or the... Read More

31/05/2004