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Art 101 – History and Appreciation of Art ‘…Art 101 is a multi-cultural survey of art from the Renaissance to the 21st Century…’ delivered (almost) daily at (almost) midnight via

the ultimate erotic act

Stolen from Jack’s flickr stream: Stonewall 3 by Monica Bonvicini at DCA.


Karim has pointed out in the comments that the British Museum organise sleepovers. I checked the web site and discovered that it’s part of the Young Friends club. They hold about 4 a year and they are themed. See you there!

the dark arts

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown Tonight the museum possessed an almost oppresive quality. Long shadows encroached everywhere, and the usually soaring vaulted ceilings appeared as a low, black void. ‘This way,’ Fache said, turning sharply right and setting out throught a series of interconnected galleries. Langdon followed, his vision slowly adjusting to the […]

radio recycle

Never let it be said that no, too self is unsustainable. I recycled the Little Nemo post and squeezed another entry out of it this week, and now I’ve reached back into the archives a little further and dusted off one those architectural anecdotes that I keep harping on about. Radio Bonfi, a project running […]

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Kiddie Records Weekly ‘…For the entire 2005 year, Basic Hip Digital Oddio will be featuring weekly stories and songs from the golden age of children’s records…’ delivered (almost) daily at (almost) midnight via

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I wake up to Nemo

A little while ago I posted a plea for help with a cartoon I had found in an old catalogue. Peter, with the help of his boss, kindly did a translation for me with help of flickr notes. It’s a curious little story and I was relieved to be able to enjoy the text as […]

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Christopher Alexander’s OOPSLA ’96 keynote… [Tesugen] ‘…systems of instructions which allow unfolding to occur in space…’ delivered (almost) daily at (almost) midnight via

part 3 added

Notes from the summary of this lecture can be found in Part 3.