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Illumination, the studio that made yellow talking, singing and dancing tic tacs aka Minions a well loved franchise return with a new animated family film. Although Illumination have seen success with the Despicable Me series & spin-off, The Secret Life of Pets was somewhat old-fashioned Saturday morning cartoon-esque. 306 more words


Two dreams...

I had this dream recently, just before waking:

Christians were being rounded up. Someone came and told me to get in line. We were told to walk in single file with our hand on the shoulder of the one ahead of us. 618 more words


Lighting Your (Front) Steps

At the risk of sounding click-bait-y, your front door’s light may be just as useful to a criminal as it is to you.  By way of explanation, let us consider a few of the schools of thought when it comes to your front (or garage, or back, or whatever) door lights. 706 more words



My adaptation of the Hunterian Aries was completed today.  His fleece had seemed never ending at times and I had occasion to regret choosing the method for it that I did.  110 more words


Hunterian Zodiac

My current project is one in a series based on illuminated signs of the zodiac from the York Psalter, sometimes known as the Hunterian Psalter due to its inclusion in the bequest to the Glasgow University Library by William Hunter in the early 19th Century.   224 more words


Sun on Sea

In the white hot hazy glare of obscured light, we search for identity…that of the landscape or a place upon the sea, but we are blinded by the light. 53 more words

Aerial Photography

A Long Two Years

This blog has been silent for what feels like almost forever! After an injury to my right ankle in 2014 that at first nagged and refused to get better and then resulted in two lots of major orthopedic surgery, finally leaving me with chronic regional pain syndrome and permanent disability, I have largely been unable to work. 405 more words