Category Archives: Things we Like

David Bohm in Brain Pickings

I read this in the latest Brain Picking. David Bohm is a theoretical physicist. “Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe. What we believe is based upon our perceptions. What … Continue reading

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Milton Glasser On Monocle 24

We discovered Monocle 24 a radio station on the inter web a while ago. It is everything a radio station should be but rarely is. A great mix of news, music and information, balanced with no opinion – you get to make … Continue reading

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Happy Bastielle Day & Happy Birthday Jacq

The 14th is Bastielle Day and Jacq the kelpies birthday. Jacq is short for Jacqeline and she is, because of her birthday our Fench kelpie. Every Saturday we take her for her outing to the Dojo bakery in Braidwood where … Continue reading

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The Golden Rectangle and Fibonacci – Or Homework Continues

In this episode of homework or playing with crayons I construct the golden rectangle on graph paper as it seems I need more practice to draw without training wheels. The video says it all so if you have nothing you … Continue reading

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A Braidwood Story

Jo, Callum, Jac the Kelpie and I go to Braidwood every Saturday to get our bread and have a coffee and pastry from The Dojo bakery (Jac has a croissant as she was born on Bastille Day and so is … Continue reading

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A Sky With Colours Straight Out Of A Turner Painting

Yesterday we had a sky with colours straight out of a Turner painting. Enjoy Franky

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Homework Part 2 – Golden Section

I did some more of the homework given to me the other day it has just taken awhile for me to upload the video of me playing with crayons as Stan says. I am enjoying this project. Drawing with pencil … Continue reading

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Possibilities – Wislawa Szymborska

Jo and I rather liked this. It is in this weeks Brain Pickings POSSIBILITIES I prefer movies. I prefer cats. I prefer the oaks along the Warta. I prefer Dickens to Dostoyevsky. I prefer myself liking people to myself loving … Continue reading

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For Fans Of Design Homework Part one.

Jenohdit (I have no idea how to say that name, or even if it is a name or a compilation) who commented on my For Fans Of Design post very kindly gave me some homework to do. Which, as I … Continue reading

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ANU School Of Art

It’s officially Autumn. We are having an Indian summer. I walk past this Art Deco beauty to and from work each day.  March is synonymous with hot air balloons in Canberra. This morning was a triptych of iconic big Autumn … Continue reading

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