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Earlier this week, I posted up the four images above on a twitter poll and on instagram, and asked the simple questions; A, B, C or D? No context, just that – of the four images, which would you choose. I’d said I’d explain a bit about it, but first though, what were the results?…
There’s a giant tadpole in our pond, the amphibian Jaws of suburban Sussex. I started wondering if it had just had a head start out the frogspawn, and so did some research. In a way, it probably has had a leap ahead, but from last year, not this. It turns out that if the conditions…
During the first virtual Cardstock meetup on Friday, we (the collective group) mentioned we’d play around with different ways of making the ‘card method’ work for us all online, and report back. I was going to find this, a prototype made from an Ikea desk lamp and a webcam, from five years ago, and see…
No, not the usual kind of Smithery post… but these are strange times, no? Helen and the kids bought me a bacon curing course for my birthday a few years back, and since then I have regularly made some bacon we’re feeding lots of people (Christmas, half-terms, camping trips, etc). I offered to share the…
Now idly wondering how a couples recruitment policy works. via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/2iBLHyV
It’s hard to know whether London is quieter this weekend, or just feels quieter. A new chapter for “Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds” no doubt. Interesting to note how quickly a poster information campaign can be everywhere though. The last mass media format. via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/2iBJqqb
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