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Pelikan 120 Merz & Krell Green

This pen was a wreck. Someone had splashed superglue on the cap then used a rough sandpaper to “fix” it. This was the result:

Initially, I thought they were trying to fix a crack. 109 more words

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Pelikan 400NN Merz & Krell Brown Tortoiseshell

The Brown Sugar.

IMNSHO, this is the best version of brown tortoise of all.

Here it is compared to a normal bt. See what I mean? 79 more words

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Pelikan 400NN Merz & Krell Black

This is the first instalment of a pictorial featuring the Merz & Krell produced Pelikans (1973-78) from my collection. The complete M&K set consists of five different colours and sizes: 272 more words

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Schwitters Again (Still)

The Tate Britain had an exhibition of Kurt Schwitter’s work in January 2013. I saved the “Arts and Ideas – BBC Radio 3 – R3 Arts: Night Waves” podcast to listen again to the interview between host Martin Sweet and the art critic Charlotte Mullins. 276 more words

on the slippage of a letter - viral noise propagation in the desert

not quite another S/Z

This will not be an comment on the slippage of gender (already much in the news of late and better answered by others more familiar) as was central to Barthes’ critique on the slippage of these particular letters/phonemes. 484 more words


How You Age is YOUR Personal Choice

For those of you who don’t know how old I am, I will be turning 45 this August.  I’ve always been a believer in “preventative maintenance” in all aspects for my life from health to fitness.  1,140 more words