Category Archives: Cat Recommends

Mad World

Lame title but look: Pops recently presented me with a pulpy collection of Mad snippets. Love the circus theme cover and the red dyed page edges (even better than gilding? I might just say yes.) I will now share a … Continue reading

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The Beautiful People

This documentary from the BBC, Glamour’s Golden Age, about young people in 1920’s London had me wishing I was born 60 years earlier. Which is a first. I mean, what would life be without the internet? Not to mention spray … Continue reading

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Spend a Penny

Nooo not like that. At my shop! Which has had a bit of a facelift (screw you bigcartel and your fees) so now I can have endless fun what with the making and the selling. Have a browse at http://www.catillest.com/shop. … Continue reading

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Puppet Masters

I had the pleasure of visiting the Barbican Gallery last week to see an event that’s part of their current animation season. This event was an evening of short films made by Bretislav Pojar followed by an interview with the … Continue reading

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Drumroll… NEW WEBSITE!

After two weekends of designing, coding, bashing my head against my keyboard and pestering anyone I know with more technical smarts than myself… we have the all new http://www.catillest.com. Yay. When I gain some more smarts I’m sure I’ll want … Continue reading

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Zine #01! A is for…

AFTERLIFE! yeah so the first run of zines are on sale now in my shop. The idea is this will be a series of alphabetically ordered fanzines, each theme dictated by the letter. I’m pretty proud of these – 16 … Continue reading

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Exquisite Corpse

I just found out there was a name for that time burner game I used to love playing (and still do… need to find the time to burn though…). The Surrealists started it all off, according to the wiki. The … Continue reading

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Five things that make me happy

1. Penpal I have mail! The real handwritten, pen ‘pon paper kind. From my brand new penpal all away from Californiway. Big thanks to Margaret of Paper Pastries, a beautiful blog. Think it’s time to invest in some pretty writing … Continue reading

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Beko Digital Singles Label

Well I could ramble on about the decline of music sales, the loss of physical music formats and the death of the album etc etc… Hell, I wrote a 12,000 word dissertation on the subject. So let’s save that for … Continue reading

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Marian Bantjes

So my lovely sis presented me with Marian Bantjes I Wonder for Christmas and ohhh lordy I cannot get enough of it. Just the cover is enough entertainment – and gold edged pages yum! Courtesy of http://www.booooooom.com Bantjes is basically … Continue reading

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