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Motley

Invest me in my motley; give me leave/ To speak my mind… As You Like It, Act 2, Scene 7 To-day I am introducing myself and my blog again. It was my 2012 creative venture, both scrapbook and journal, an … Continue reading

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History 101: Program Notes for the Opening Ceremony

Yes, I was among the millions of viewers who watched the opening ceremonies for the Summer Games in London.  Fortunately I could watch the simulcast by CTV, rather than the botched and edited version NBC broadcast in the USA. There … Continue reading

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Information Anxiety

In 19/20/ 21  I blogged about World Population Day and about the way overpopulation and the prospects of global warming particularly affect the world’s largest cities. The slide show I used was attributed to Richard Saul Wurman, founder of TED, … Continue reading

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Steampunk, Fiber Art, and Greased Lightning

The Quilt and Fibre Festival of Waterloo Region and Beyond was held a few weeks ago! I was in St.Jacobs to assist with the CEGG embroidery guild display in the Old Mill, to see the quilt show and have high … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

This Friday is Towel Day, an annual celebration on the 25th of May, as a tribute to the late author Douglas Adams(1952-2001) On that day, fans around the universe proudly carry a towel in his honour. Douglas Adams’ work is … Continue reading

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Just About Perfect!

As technology changes, so do our means of communication; as they change, so do our relationships, and those relationships define who we are, how we live in society, and the culture we build around us. A gross over-simplification, of course, … Continue reading

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Fractals by Sven Geier

Just look at this awesome image, and then get a fresh cup of coffee and dig a little deeper. You could begin by checking out fractals on Wikipedia. The boring and (at least to me) barely comprehensible maths about how … Continue reading

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