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Random Fridays: Serene Hours

The Latin on this sundial (“horas non numero nisi serenas”) translates variously as “I count only the hours that are serene / sunny / summery / tranquil”. 45 more words



There was a gnome on the gnomon, guarding the garden.

“You will pass,” he said.

“I—” I was about to ask about the missing “not” but thought then I should not. 459 more words

Word Tasting Notes

Time is a Relative

I am a firm believer in time warps.
In folding zones
and involuntary ticks
and talk about relativity…
It’s as clear as the gnomon on your face… 35 more words



The shadow of the gnomon
slides at a steady rate.
Even if the dial is ancient,
the time itself is up to date.
Though the train sleeps in the station, 56 more words


Egypt's Daytime North Star

The so-called experts try to make the process of finding true north difficult. It is no big deal, the process is simple. The first thing that the surveyor would need to do is build a sundial. 2,882 more words


Eleanor's Stairway

Eleanors Stairway Playable Teaser



Software Used


I made this scene that I finished this week, and instead of just make a video of the walk around I spend two days programming and adding sounds, effects and events around the scene. 237 more words


Following the sun

Last few months, I have been trying to understand the motion of the earth, concept of time, seasons, stars, constellations and how we perceive the skies from down here.  201 more words