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Shorter on time today than on other days I might mention (see yesterday’s mammoth monologue about political interference in sport) (it’s better than it sounds) (really). Thus, we head quota photo-ward and these beautiful images of Paris – specifically the Eiffel Tower in these two, but there are many more here: The symmetry in that […]

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Scarfolk Council. I suggest that this might appeal more to those readers who had the misfortune to live in the UK through the 1970s, but there’s enough intriguingly weird stuff there to make it worth a visit and a read. It’s like the League of Gentlemen’s Royston Vasey has collided with real 70s life in a Northern […]

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New song from new album time. And today’s artist is Ludovico Einaudi. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video This is the first track from the new album Elements, and it sounds like LE has subscribed to the “Here’s what made me popular, so why change it?” masterplan. Well done him. Incidentally, […]

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Axonometric station maps

You what what? Axonometric projection is a type of parallel projection used for creating a pictorial drawing of an object, where the object is rotated along one or more of its axes relative to the plane of projection. Got it now? No. No, you haven’t. And so, because a picture is worth a thousand words, […]

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Travel time

Commitments in places that aren’t Cape Town mean that I’m not around to blog today. But never fear: I saw this situation arising some time ago and I have pre-prepared a pre-prepared post for you. (Before you get too excited and thankful, it’s not very good) Since I’m travelling today, I thought we might do something […]

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