A shorter one this time. This week I was flying back from Sydney and opted, a little unusually, for a window seat. The torrential rain had abated brief…
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#1/ This one starts out during a week away at the beach, and as a consequence, the opportunity to finish off a couple of books and attempt to make some…
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Changi Airport now has Jewel - a high end bubble shopping mall with an enormous water feature that feels like something out of the old videogame Doom -…
Hi patrons Thank you for supporting this project during the year. It’s really appreciated! So I made you a decade mixtape, but before I get to that, I …
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I tried to get this finished before the end of the decade, but life intervened. And, you’ve probably already heard that Australia is on fire (and is li…
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Matthäus Greuter, Kort over Rom med de syv pilgrimskirker, 1634-1638, Statens Museum Kunst, Denmark. Public domain. This last weekend, R and I were pla…
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Above is a chart of my heart rate on my 9 hour flight from Melbourne to Hong Kong to the Hong Kong Museum Summit earlier this week. I dozed off after t…
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Mirror with game board design, China, Han Dynasty 206BC- AD220, Metropolitan Museum of Art, public domain. The title today comes from Saul Williams’ po…
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[A whale stranded on the coast at Winterton; five men in the foreground, ship in the background. Engraving, ca. 1880. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC B…
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All new technologies will be used to ‘optimize’ - worker behavioural tracking via motion capture in 1915. From the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Do…
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My hastily snapped, slightly wonky, pic of UNTITLED (HARING), 1997 as I walked past it. “In 1997, in a gesture of homage, KAWS painted on a poster of N…
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(A chance discovery of my old Dungeons & Dragons ephemera from a mid 1980s visit to the UK offices of TSR!) Last weekend I was in Mind Games, a very Me…
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