Nick Cave’s ‘Red Right Hand’ as a Dr. Seuss inspired book

Its hard to know where to start with this.  The song has always been evocative as it is but now Melbourne artist DrFaustusAU has taken it to the next level with his Dr. Seuss adaptation.

I’ve always loved this song and recently hearing it on the Peaky Blinders soundtrack brought all the memories back.  Please enjoy – stacks of green papers in his red right hand!

P.s I would have no problem reading this to children.  Is this why I don’t have them?

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The Land of Giants

First of all I think its pretty cool that Iceland had a electrical pylon design competition in 2008.  So credit to Icelandic electrical transmission company Landsnet and the Association of Icelandic Architects.  I can’t quite believe its 2015 and I’m only reading about this now!  But its lovely so better late than never.  I remember travelling around Australia and seeing vast swaths of the environment mown down by these pylons and wires.  It always looked so destructive to me.  So to find a way of making something that scars the environment into something of beauty is wonderful.   Continue Reading →

Lower Antelope Canyon – Page, Arizona

Antelope Canyon was formed by erosion of Navajo Sandstone, primarily due to flash flooding.. Rainwater, especially during wet season, runs into canyon sections, picking up speed and sand as it rushes into the narrow passageways. Continue Reading →

BioLight camp stove cooks your food and charges your gadgets

Brilliant idea from BioLight.  Their technology converts heat from the fire into usable electricity via a thermoelectric generator. Continue Reading →

A frightened boy

Classic Joel Veitch 🙂  And perfect for a Friday.

Elizabethan Superheroes

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“What if Superman was born in the sixteenth century?
And what if the Hulk was a Duke?
How might Van Eyck have portrayed Snow White?”

Sacha Goldberg

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Fly through Friday

Digging this liquid drum and bass mix.  I’ve had my head in a spreadsheet for hours but this is helping!

The magical shape-shifting Tanuki

Saw these in Japan.  Was instantly hooked on the awesomeness of Tanuki.

tanuki is reputed to be mischievous and jolly, a master of disguise and shapeshifting, but somewhat gullible and absentminded.