Category Archives: Winlist

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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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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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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Creepy Advertising

This is just something that made me giggle. In search of inspiration from old adverts, I hit upon this collection of gems, courtesy of Weirdomatic.com. These are just some of the ones that creeped me out most, but there are … 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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Pattern Love

So in my recent blog drooling sessions I’ve found myself particularly inspired in pattern-producing, which is slowly but surely encouraging me to complete my own Pattern Project. I think a big thank you is in order for these incredibly talented … Continue reading

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Brian Catling

A few months ago I came across this film, Vanished: A Video Seance on Vimeo, in a search for some new scares. Happily, I indeed got my fear fix. I won’t go and spoil it for you, just watch here … 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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