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Handmade, House Swapped

A weekend house swap in Slaithwaite. Swimming in the morning followed by lunch at the excellent Handmade Bakery and two new lampshades for the kitchen at Made Good. Thanks to Sal, Mike, Ben,… Continue reading

Gallery Oldham

On Saturday, very nice place. Would have liked to be buy prints from the Shirley Baker exhibition. Some beautiful colour pictures of Hulme, taken on a summer’s day in 1965.

Get Back To Work!

Courtesy of Retronaut, and necessary for this first week of January: “During the 1920s, the British firm Parker-Holladay created a fictional character named Bill Jones. Mr. Jones’ dispensed his friendly advice to British… Continue reading

BART: a 2012 review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,300 views in… Continue reading

Great First Cut

Loved this exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery. All cut from paper, and they let you take pics too. Brill

Longform Analysis & New Business Model

Enjoying the Why This So Good stream from Nieman Storyboard – journalists select and critique a longform article they’ve liked. A great companion to the Readability app. Will be interested to see how… Continue reading

Sucker for Soccer

Artwork by Zoran Lucic. Want the Kenny

Tightly Curated

From the recent Intelligent Life: The internet makes information billionaires out of all of us, and the architects of our online experiences are catching on to the need to make things creatively difficult.… Continue reading

Lucky & the Bowties

Learned to tie a bowtie for the first time this week. Brilliant new man skill, thanks to Lucky Levinson and YouTube. Now have four bowties to choose from.

Seven Skies Over Salford

Saturday, a sunny day