Hinduism is a fascinating religion. Sorry, to have to make such a blandly numb comment, but in the face of the wild chaotic world that is Hinduism, what choice do I have? This is what every religion should be, a joy ride of excess and aestheticism, where any extreme of behavior is gladly accepted [...]

every piece of art in MOMA

Jason Polan drew every piece of art in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Bless him, what a clever idea, cameras are so obvious…
Now you can buy the book.
Jason Polan


Compared to Zeppelins, planes are uncool. Airships may be slow, but next to those stinky, kerosene torches,  they’re grand, elegant, sophisticated and poetic. One travels as a cloud rather than a spear; as a tear drop of gas on the face of the sky.
If they existed then I would do nothing but roll from [...]

Banging on bits of string and wood

Boingboing readers may already have seen this, but for those of you able to pass through your day without reference to that shrine of internet ephemera, here’s something that you may find interesting. Ranjit Bhatnagar is a sound artist who likes to create music making machines and improbable instruments. In the installation on the [...]

Myths and Misdemeanours

I found this on the seriously indispensable Arts and Letters Daily site. Its from the Times Higher Education supplement. Simon Blackburn, a professor of Philosophy at Cambridge was asked to write on a field outside his area of expertise in a new column known as “Off Piste” (ahem) in which academics are given a [...]

There’s feeling good and then there’s feeling GOOD….

time is going really really really slowly

Personally I’ve been there, but I never made it to the phone.

simple truths

A man in a hot air balloon realised he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He descended a bit more and shouted,
“Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.”
The woman below replied,
“You’re in [...]




From one nervous person to another – a compendium
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