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Quick thought for the day – modern monsters

Most monsters are metaphors. What monster are we currently worried about and what is the metaphor?

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Plus ca change, plus c’est la même chose

    Spotted in the Rijksmuseum. Chainmail somewhere between 1400 and 1500. Polo shirt circa 2013-2014. Also liked the overweight kid and the couple having a chat over a drink in their backyard circa 1629-1683 (looks like suburbia 1950-2014).

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Physics of the Mind

This is just scary. Me at 5am talking to the CSIRO in Australia. The office temperature was zero degrees and I’m wearing PJ’s and welling boots down under.

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Kindle Fire

This is what happens when you ask an eleven-year-old to light a fire nowadays. Got to admire the lateral thinking.

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                What the f**K is all this about? I took these pictures in a clothes shop of all places. Not sure what, if anything, it means.

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Nothing. Zip. Zilch.

Nothing to say apart from a rant about the battery life of iPhones and the near useless nature of Apple customer support, which I’ll avoid.

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A Generation on Fire

“The American Psychological Association released a report in 2013 that found the millennial generation – those aged 18-34 – had a higher rate of stress (5.4 out of 10) than the U.S. population as a whole (4.9). Moreover, nearly 40 … Continue reading

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                  I do like this (well I don’t, but you probably know what I mean). Might sit nicely against ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ as an iconic image of the early part … Continue reading

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Why is Grey the New Black?

Have you noticed the grey? Not just 50 Shades (the top selling book of the decade we’re told), but in car parks, on Pinterest, in Elle Decoration and on the catwalk. There is a theory (which we probably shouldn’t take … Continue reading

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