Tag Archives: gadgets and technology

tea for two

Will you have iced tea or lemonade? Shooting in black and white makes everything a bit eerie, even on sunny summer morning.  And a rusty old wrought iron tea table is slightly creepy to start with.  The ghostly refreshments we’ll … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: portrait of a smith

He may be a smith, or an engineer, or some kind of steampunk technomage.  He could be human or a dwarf or a brownie or a goblin, or some kind of combination of one or more peoples.  With his goggles, … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: pals in specs

Two cool guys wearing spectacles–a casual hexapod with a very long tail, and a baseliner dressed in the height of sketchbook fashion. Inked with the TWSBI Eco. (Another venture into the deeper workings of both the New Scanner and the … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: the new kid (and the new scanner)

Moose: The New Kid’s name is Spencer (everybody calls me Spence), and isn’t that exactly the kind of name a Vulcan kid would pick out if he was trying to fit in?  Also the haircut.  His ears aren’t pointy but … Continue reading

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peppers, onions, and … cucumbers?

The other half of the images from the time I spent standing in line in the produce department yesterday, this time in black and white via the Lenka black and white camera app. Cucumbers and wicker make for a strange … Continue reading

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peppers, potatoes and onions

There was a long long line at the butcher shop today, and while I was standing amongst the produce, I opened up Camera FV-5, the highly adjustable camera app that sounds like a secret agent. These images were cropped, then … Continue reading

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time to do laundry

Phone camera under the Lenka black and white camera app. Even though yesterday was Mischief Goes To Market day, it’s always wise to remember that where the Real Cameras go, the pocket camera goes too.  And it’s lovely to be … Continue reading

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the white coyote of data management

Yesterday’s post, as blog posts sometimes do, gave rise to an idea. What if, out there in the Knotted Rope, there was a minor Saint* called the White Coyote of Data Management?  Call on the White  Coyote of Data Management … Continue reading

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of wolfsbane and computer data

Botanical drawings and prints can be really beautiful.  These depict a famous plant from folklore and popular culture.  Any lover of the Harry Potter series, remembering that first class in Potions, can answer Professor Snape’s question promptly– monkshood and wolfsbane … Continue reading

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butterfly break!

We’ll get back to Antelopia eventually, but this is a break in the sense of breaking news.  The butterflies are back and so is the little bit of luck (and patience on the part of the butterflies) that makes it … Continue reading

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