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Link Dump

(Due to some events in my private life, this post is late and pulled out of my file of drafts)

Gui Minhai, a Chinese Suetonius who did not wait until his targets were safely dead, … 925 more words

Ancient

Real Event: Gold Leafed Glamour

This textural beauty was so much fun to design and execute! A mixture of gold leaf accents, a deep red and purple color palette, and multiple patterns and textures- what’s not to love!? 157 more words

Blog

Fortification Report: Schloss Ambras, Part 1

Today Schloss Ambras is the sort of castle where lizards scamper across the stones in the sun and wedding parties wander across the lawns looking for the perfect place for some photos. 843 more words

Modern

To Pay Rent

I would have goals but today
someone else decides them for me.
They tell me to express what these goals are
to my contemporaries and superiors… 151 more words

Airports are good for more than landing airplanes

…like display of big sculptures in accessible open public space. Here is a cool work by Smaban Abbas at Cairo international airport.

http://talkingbeautifulstuff.com/tag/smaban-abbas/

Art

Old Writing

Out front of a coffee shop in the hutongs south of Tiananmen Square the wall is covered with ancient writing with smaller symbols of the modern equivalent.

It’s quite cool.

Traditional