September 28, 2014

tinyjutsu:

WHY IS HE DOING THIS

(Source: videohall, via fuckyeahkitties)

fuckyeahbrutalism:

National Center for Atmospheric Research, Table Mountain, Boulder, Colorado, 1961-68
(I.M. Pei & Partners)

fuckyeahbrutalism:

National Center for Atmospheric Research, Table Mountain, Boulder, Colorado, 1961-68

(I.M. Pei & Partners)

daneeta:

enemaroberts:

I loved spring breakers

I just can’t stop laughing.

daneeta:

enemaroberts:

I loved spring breakers

I just can’t stop laughing.

(Source: tastefullyoffensive)

animatedamerican:

hangontothevine:

ydrill:

Cats in piles

Wildly stacked cats

Kitten piles are best piles.

(via fuckyeahkitties)

September 22, 2014
sarahb:

mapletaurus:

For those who confuse “could care less” and “couldn’t care less” here is the greatest unprofessional chart you will ever see.

This is an issue close to my heart.

sarahb:

mapletaurus:

For those who confuse “could care less” and “couldn’t care less” here is the greatest unprofessional chart you will ever see.

This is an issue close to my heart.

September 7, 2014
August 21, 2014

So yes, this impending move to basically a swamp by a desert is going to mean some changes in the wardrobe. Apparently the business dress is very formal, so I will have to get used to wearing a suit and tier again. I used to do this as a matter of course, but hanging around with Construction Engineers, and cycling to work, meant that my sartorial standards have slipped. I’m looking forward to getting suited up for the office once more. New suit hunt documentation to come. Maybe some new desert boots too.

I’m definitely going to need new shades (and yes, I will call them shades). I just got a new prescription for my eyes, and I will be getting new glasses before we go, so I’ll get some good shades as well. Some good ones, not the acceptable-but-not-really-very-good cheapo online ones.

But what style? So many options. So many pitfalls.

Having had opinions for most of my life, and after some research, here’s a bit of a pinboard of styles I like. Feel free to comment sotto voce.

Spotting a trend?

Not all of these are possible or desirable, of course, but I wanted to clarify a few points. Wraparounds are out (even though seeing Rik wear them in ‘Bomb‘ made me want to), Ray Ban Wayfarers are out (overkill), the Steve McQueen Persol look is a bit “Esquire”. But in the end, I have to go with what I think looks good. I’ll be sure to post what I get. I would also welcome comments from you.

I must say I’m keen on the clear frames look. What do you think?

Anyway, from TV star Eddie Monsoon, the fantastic and controversial ‘Back to Normal with Eddie Monsoon’ from 1983. Good shades.

I’m Definitely Going To Need New Shades So yes, this impending move to basically a swamp by a desert is going to mean some changes in the wardrobe.
August 13, 2014

A Festival-Goer Through The Years

A Festival-Goer Through The Years

My good friend Dr James Kneale gets around. He likes avoiding getting muddy at traditional British muso events like Glastonbury when it was still a little bit cool.

James at Glastonbury

James at Glastonbury

But what you may not know is that he always knew where the party was.

(Side note:

Aicd-Party

WERE’S THE AICD PARTY

)

Yes, even in the face of mid-period Thatcherite police brutality, he was there at the Battle of the…

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August 11, 2014

What? Where Next Now? - The New Plan

What? Where Next Now? – The New Plan

Who

Cassie and I. And Gordon later on.

What

Moving from the Bay Area to another country.

When

Probably mid-to-late September 2014. We’re moving out of our apartment first, into the glory that is the Hyatt House, Emeryville.

Where

United Arab Emirates. My office will be in Abu Dhabi, but we are considering living in Dubai.

Why?

Why? Why are we moving 8127.11 mi (13079.32 km) from Oakland, CA, USA…

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July 30, 2014
Clem Beringer – Primo Geniture – Album Cover Art

After we were lucky enough to be able to include a short track from Clem Beringer’s…

Clem Beringer – Primo Geniture – Album Cover Art

After we were lucky enough to be able to include a short track from Clem Beringer’s…

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