If you live in Edinburgh, you will be sure to have seen the “skinny” giraffes outside the Omni Centre. They were created by artist Helen Denerley who is a member of Rhue Art whose exhibition is coming to the DoveCot Studios in a couple of weeks.
Here are some behind the scenes photos of one [...]
One can make some interesting messages with animated (and tasteful) religious clip art.
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I thank you! I thank you!
As you know, we move to British Summer Time tonight. The bi-annual clock change will afford me the opportunity to dig out and adjust all of my watches, so having to do that prompted me to take a SOTC “state of the collection” photograph.
So from left to right on the front row, we [...]
At this time, each year, in the Swiss town of Basel there is a watch fair. This focuses the attention of the world’s horologically obsessed watch geeks, as the major manufacturers release their latest wares. This year there is only one watch to consider, the Rolex Explorer II re-issue.
This has been maxi-dialled, [...]
Lao Tzu seems not to be a Tory…
Is not the way of heaven like the stretching of a bow?
The high it presses down, The low it lifts up; The excessive it takes from, The deficient it gives to.
It is the way of heaven to take from what has excess in [...]
Liz Taylor brings me my first point of this year and reduces the over all candidates on the last man standing list to 45.
In her prime – before the fags, booze and drugs kicked in.
Well I never thought I would say this, but I now have some small, tiny, modicum of grudging respect for Windows 7.
I’ve had to install it on a brand new hard drive in a ThinkPad R61, whose previous OS had corrupted the boot sector and beyond, simultaneously taking out not only XP itself but [...]
Well I’ve definitely become a flipper – not some kind of clicking, aquatic mammal from Florida – the kind of flipper who buys a watch, tries it and then passes it on – hopefully for a profit.
Well the Seiko Kinetic, which opened the floodgates this year in breach of my self-imposed ban, has proved [...]