Monthly Archives: February 2008

>Vitello tomato? Eh?

>Keming reloaded. For anyone who’s still not quite sure what kerning‘s all about, here’s a pretty good example of the lack of same. Vitello tonnato – thinly sliced veal topped with a creamy mayonnaise-based sauce of tuna, anchovies, hardboiled egg … Continue reading

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>Nine Lives

> I’ve almost killed myself on a number of occasions. Fell into the water trough at my grandparents’ place when I was 3 and to this day I can relate every detail of the event. Must have been veeeery close.Fell … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me about…(Keming) #34

> For the graphic designers and typesetters amongst you…. Tags: keming, kerning, graphic design, typesetting

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>This is important

>I don’t take hallucinogenic drugs and I don’t suppose you do either. So can you explain how it is that agriculture is now facing an historically unprecedented combination of major challenges and crises and yet most people – even in … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me….(about bloody taxation) #33

>Just back from a chat with Inland Revenue. Routine sort of stuff and nice enough people, too My 7 year old friend from up the road, Sophie, was lurking around when I got back and our encounters normally turn into … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me about…(Lucy Kellaway) #32

>Lucy Kellaway’s my kind of girl. (I use the term somewhat loosely… her Fountain of Youth appears to have become somewhat drought-stricken recently and – from her publicity shots, at least – she’s morphed from waif – top left – … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me… (about Chris Farlowe) #31

>Rex Musik Theater, a converted village cinema in a village about 30 minutes south of Frankfurt 90 minutes of the Hamburg Blues Band with Clem Clempson (Humble Pie, Colosseum), 15 minutes break and then 75 minutes of Chris Farlowe. 67 … Continue reading

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Stop you in your tracksĀ² – "It’s A Beautiful Day"

“For me, a great rock song is a good tune, plus some inspired irritant – a shout, a noise, an enigmatic line, a raucous solo.” John Pareles – now the chief music critic of the Arts section of the New … Continue reading

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