Monthly Archives: April 2011

Royal wedding anyone? Anyone?

I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. ~Rita Rudner So today is the day. Prince William and Kate (Catherine…how does a K become a C?) … Continue reading

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Tilt. Shift. Van Gogh.

Have you ever heard of tilt-shift photography? You know those ads on television where the scene looks like it’s made up of little toys but it’s not? It’s done using a special lens but you can also get the effect … Continue reading

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Delightfully dressed up Daleks

I love looking at what people have typed into a search engine that has, in turn, sent them to my blog.  My favourite one of all time is Baby Octopus Head. Yes, there IS a baby octopus head on here … Continue reading

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Just my type…

hen I was in second year at University we were given a design assignment to come up with  a poster for a Planetarium. Hooray! The allotted day arrived and all the designs were returned to us one by one with … Continue reading

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Internet discovery trail: from Maru to marvellous music

One of the things I love about the internet is the way one link leads to another, then to another. Before you know it you have found something new you never would have thought to look for.  Something you never … Continue reading

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Search and you will find…

When I was a little kid my grandmother gave me a birthday card that instantly imprinted itself on my mind.  I loved it.  I was never a girly, prissy girl— no ribbons and frills for me—but this card, well, I … Continue reading

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I am no Pollyanna but…

Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be. ~ William Adams English Merchant, Adventurer and Explorer, first Englishman to visit Japan, 1564–1620 People often say to me “Oh you. You find the … Continue reading

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