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Plan, elevation, comprehension.

Spotted these via Dezeen, “a playful survey of private residential projects by Mobile Studio Architects over the past five years” and they’re quite superb.

The proposals are all handmade at 1:100 scale, elevated above a highly stylised map of London narrated via a series of annotations.

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Experiences

Things to do when you have time going spare on your lonesome in a heatwave

I’ve taken this week off work for some ‘me time’ – the little lady is in nursery as usual Monday to Wednesday, so I’ve had three lovely days to myself before reprising our usual Thursday/Friday happy routine of mummy and little lady time. 1,168 more words

Nice Stuff

C.21st will-o-the-wisps?

Stumbled on the work of Daniel Barreto and his stop-motion film Ignite,

“an experimental short film animation that was made with hundreds of long exposure photographs, just as a timelapse or stopmotion.”

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Experiences

Yoyo the Ricecorpse

I know. Sounds like predictive text wrote the headline, but this is the work of Japanese illustrator / animator Yoyo the Ricecorpse.

It’s really neat, in a rather odd way.

Experiences

Where the wild things are...

…with apologies to Maurice Sendak.

Stumbled across this gallery of arresting images by artist and photographer Peter Lippmann. Utterly wonderful.

Experiences

'Truth is ...

‘Truth is you don’t know what you’re doing

well, until you find a way of

selling the thing you didn’t know

you did well to the buyer you didn’t… 87 more words

Poetry

Some literary news and events

Although I haven’t been posting much, I have been busy reading and attending lots of literary events.

This year kicked off with Han Kang talking about her astonishing novel… 644 more words

Books