Monthly Archives: July 2004

Lemonade

“The very first uses for the lemon in the Mediterranean were as an ornamental plant in early Islamic gardens. Tracking the progress of the lemon tree from its origin in Assam and northern Burma to China, across Persia and the … Continue reading

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The Hunger Site

“Tunisian Blue Ceramics The intricate artwork of the delicate blue and white floral design of Tunisian ceramics is like a breath of fresh air for your decor! Handmade by Tunisian artisans, the ceramic designs on these pieces were influenced by … Continue reading

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BBC News Online Photographer of the Year

“Is it imagination, technology or being in the right place at the right time that makes a good photographer? Do you consider yourself the next Don McCullin or are you more a budding David Bailey? Put your skills to the … Continue reading

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Stamp Cups

Just as oysters turn grains of sand into pearls… Stamp Cups by Valeria Miglioli and Barnaby Barford @ Thorsten Van Elten [Via BoingBoing]

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UNUSUAL BUILDINGS & OTHER ROADSIDE STUFF

“Consider the Big Duck on Long Island, a duck-shaped structure built in 1930 as a place to sell duck eggs. Look at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota, a civic center decorated every year in massive mosaic murals made … Continue reading

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Sir Spamalot

“Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and the quest for the Holy Grail, in song, “Monty Python’s Spamalot” features a chorus line of legless knights, men in tights (with legs), killer rabbits … Continue reading

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This Week on Moleskinerie

July 12 Purple cureflower, The Warriors of the Net Movie, Nicaraguan Murals, eBay Item # 3826483625 July 13 The Next Big Thing, Science Toys, Isamu Noguchi, “Are You Giving Me the Evil Eye?”, Danny Gregory’s New Book July 14 Tile … Continue reading

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Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte

Thanks to everyone for their emails, posts and presents! I really appreciate it. Have a fun weekend! ^_^ Armand … Image: Tsuji

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Wish List

“Whenever any of us face an obstacle or a detour in life, it’s good to try and find the positive in the experience. Doing so not only lifts our spirits and yields a glimmer of hope, but sometimes provides the … Continue reading

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Diana

“The Diana Camera is a simple toy camera. It is a tool to make art that is a reaction against the refined glass optics that control the way in which we see the world around us, other than through our … Continue reading

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