Re-colouring Shakespeare

Enter the First Folio It had been a creative project to assign colours to every letter in a specific text by Shakespeare and has been described in a previous post. It has always been unclear as to the best font to use. Fonts at the best of times are highly subjective like the cognitive experience… Continue reading Re-colouring Shakespeare

Waking up the Burrell

Trying Harder In the modern era there is a certain challenge of waking up historical artefacts in major collections to an increased level of perception. This process is quite evident in the recent makeover of the Burrell Collection housed in Glasgow, which first was opened in an imposing modern building in 1983 and which after… Continue reading Waking up the Burrell

First Folio at Mount Stuart

The 400th anniversary of the publication of Shakespeare’s first folio has been marked in various ways wherever such volumes exist.  This typically has  carried a celebratory tone, by way of remembering a notable work as Ben Johnson confirmed in his dedication in the first folio that the Bard’s work was  ‘for all ages’. Around 50… Continue reading First Folio at Mount Stuart

Wanchancy Game #2

Game Description The sequence of game playing of game#2  Wanchancy is listed here where items in each entry are sequence number, starting co-ordinate (x,y), actual sequence and score.  The co-ordinate (1,1) is the bottom left corner of the play board. This is a specific game of two players where odd entries are player #1 and… Continue reading Wanchancy Game #2

Game of Primes : Game #1

Game Details The sequence of game playing of game#1  of Game of Primes is listed here where items in each entry are starting co-ordinate (x,y), #sequence number, actual sequence and score.  The co-ordinate (1,1) is the bottom left corner of the play board. This is a specific game of two players where odd entries are… Continue reading Game of Primes : Game #1

Beyond the Heliophone

It was one of those projects where inspiration came and was translated as best I could into a physical reality. As a project it was developed around 1995. It was essentially the construction of a complex sound generation system that consisted of sine and triangular wave generation signals fed to a single loudspeaker. As I… Continue reading Beyond the Heliophone

Unlikely News #2:Oil companies in UK agree on carbon statements in customer receipts.

Note: The following reported item describes events that have not yet  taken place and with  the possibility that they may never actually  occur. Carbon Honesty Agreement has been reached between the UK government  and oil companies to include a statement of ‘carbon burden’ associated with purchases of fuel at  petrol stations.  Thus in addition to… Continue reading Unlikely News #2:Oil companies in UK agree on carbon statements in customer receipts.

78 Derngate – The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House in Northampton

The news items of the refurbishment of 78 Derngate in Northampton had been noted when they appeared around 2003 though there appeared no undue haste to travel the modest distance of 60 miles to view the attraction. The opening of restored 78 Derngate had been, however, a major event within the world of enthusiasts of… Continue reading 78 Derngate – The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House in Northampton