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The Rotodyne

The BBC Magazine has recently run an article about a remarkable aircraft – the Rotodyne. It was a hybrid between a helicopter and a turbo-prop airplane. 161 more words


In a Different Life I'd Paint the Streets

In a different life I’d paint the streets
By night, a stealthy lord.
An artist loner dreamer type,
Allegiance shown in words.

On business walls and reader boards… 352 more words

Stephanie Platter

Klein Nurseries part 1

Several weeks ago, David Klein invited John Fairey and I to visit his garden and nurseries. This is the first set of images from that trip. 177 more words


Time off for good behaviour

Feature Image by José Luis Celada Euba | flickr.com CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

A while back, I shared Indicator’s impressions of flying the De Havilland Mosquito… 882 more words

Aviation History

On a String and a prayer

On a String and a prayer

Another ‘Stringbag’ story for you…

Late in July of 1942, Royal Navy Sub-Lieutenant L.F. Thompson counted himself lucky to be assigned a seat in one of four Fairey Swordfish I aircraft being ferried from Halifax, Nova Scotia to San Francisco, California.  3,295 more words

Aviation History

Mid-Week Work Time in the Art Studio

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” —Robert H. Schuller Painting and Advanced Painting: Crit in the Gallery!


  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
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