Regular, substantial entries have been thin on the ground lately for a number of reasons. One of which is the time I’ve been investing in a side project along with my friends Stephen and Matthew. This one is really just for people who live in my city. We have finally gone live with a project …

hello all

Latest news from Liz Rowe: Hello All, I’ll be showing two pieces of work in Leicester over the next month or so. The shows are part of a wider open studios event which you can find out about at: On Monday 29th August there will be an opening at the Leicester Creative Business Depot: …

blind contour friday

Stuck in a terrible traffic jam on the motorway on Friday, I was travelling so slow I could reach for my pen and try my first submission for blind contour Friday run by Inkfinger. I think I need some practice.

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and this too: Lagos Chop Up (Honest Jon’s)

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Brian Eno: “Not Enough Africa in Classical Music, Architecture” [Tesugen] ‘…Thus, the orchestral composer is open to all the problems and conceits of the architect, liable to be trapped in a form that is inherently nonimprovisational, nonempirical…’ Oof. Peter unearths more Eno genius. Circuit Bent by fastmatt ‘…I take innocent electronic toys from the 80’s …

Who are you?

The only bit of Live 8 that made any sense to me was the Who’s performance. They played Who Are You? with the faces of world leaders flashing up behind them and followed it with Won’t Get Fooled Again – one of the best records ever made – meet the new boss, same as the …

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A GUIDE TO PLAYING 78 rpm RECORDS ‘…The idea behind this guide is to help collectors to get the best results from their precious 78rpm records. It is not exhaustive, neither is it highly technical…’ RSS 2 PDF Free Online RSS, Atom or OPML to PDF Generator (via Make – here’s an example: no2self_pdf) The …


Note to self – buy this single: William Campbell & Kevin MacNeil – ‘Local Man Ruins Everything’ (7″) (Fantastic Plastic)

flat eric

Almost forgot. I did some work with the Quake modelling engine too. The eye-level of the view point is a little too high for domestic scale work though. Say hello to Flat Eric and his machine gun. Full set can be found at flickr. Believe it or not, this one actually got built. Eventually.


It beat me. Back in 2002 I spent what felt like half my life experimenting with the modelling tools used to create Half Life. My goal being to create a virtual model of my building that the viewer would have complete control over. The first time I sat in front of the game and lifted …