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Exit Through the Gift Shop

”I don’t know how to play chess, but to me, life is like a game of chess” – Thierry Guetta.

You should watch ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ if you haven’t already. 346 more words

Social

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. 219 more words

Design

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

Arts

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