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Twin Towers

Someone showed me this years ago, and it really is quite scary. If you take a 5, 10, 20 and 50 dollar bill, and fold them in exactly the same way, you get frightening representations of iconic U.S. Government buildings and the trees that surround them, being turned into images of the attack on the […]

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Old Market, Siem Reap

These photos were taken on an end-of-rainy season trip to a local market for local people this year in Siem Reap in Cambodia. The Old Market is a great mixture of colourful stalls, merchandise and characters. All images are subject to copyright.

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Typewriter Nostalgia

Recently on a trip to New York, we had a chance to swing across the bridge to Brooklyn and check out the Brooklyn Flea. Wow am I glad we did. We discovered a whole world of people who are casting aside the trappings of the digital age, and returning to a time when things worked […]

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Run, little green man, RUN

The design of everyday objects that surround us on our streets and therefore in our lives make such a huge difference to my mood when I visit a new city. Something that we all spend a lot of time looking at are of course the indicators for when we can and should not, cross the […]

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What Happened on my Blog in 2011

Actually quite cool, and following on from my much clumsier effort in 2010 where I tried to summarise my year in review. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 60,000 […]

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Magic from Space

Wonderful time-lapse footage from the International Space Station. There is so much to see here, my favourite at about the 1:20 mark, where you can see the top of thunderstorms, with hundreds of little mini lightening strikes dotting the skies.

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The New 747 – A Legend Reborn

Among all the hype of the Airbus A380 and the smaller Boeing Dreamliner, that Boeing had pretty much changed strategy and ceded the idea of long range, large capacity travel to its rival. Not so. Today marks the day that the 747-8 received its wings (so to speak) by being given its certification by the […]

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Awesome Superyacht: SeaForceOne

With summer behind us, I feel its only fair to keep spirits up with a little series about superyachts. Of course I have written here before about, amongst other things, Mukesh Ambani’s yacht. But lets focus on some more. The first is called Sea Force 1. She is owned by a London banker who wanted […]

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This is Not a Swimming Pool

There are many pools that I have seen (or not seen) that I want to swim in. These and these are great examples. I have also written here before about a fabulous HSBC outdoor ad for Climate Change. Now an installation in a Japanese gallery has taken the idea of a fake pool to a […]

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Everything IS Amazing!

Not really much to say about this, other than to say that it should be behind one of these: . So that whenever you need a lift or things are getting you down, a quick look at this will remind you that everything is, in fact, amazing.

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