Monthly Archives: April 2005

The world *is* flat

Argue semantics all you like, but the underlying concept of the world being flat, was just brought home to me by a simple act of laughing with my mother and sister. My sister has just had a baby boy and … Continue reading

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Writing skills in the design field

I just read this comment by beto on writing and here’s what jumped out at me, Good writing is an acquired habit. Anyone who masters the art of writing is likely to be an innate investigator, someone who doesn’t depend … Continue reading

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Liberation Day

Say hurrah for Liberation Day! I put in my papers today. I have a *plan* up my sleeve. Watch this space.

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Inspired by a cartoon

Today I saw this cartoon on Gaping Void. While Hugh, the author of the blog, may not understand why he likes it, he has an interesting point to make which inspired me to take his thought one step further. Taking … Continue reading

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On your post re: goodbyes

I read Dervala’s post today on Goodbyes. These words leapt out at me, Departure is permissive. As it draws close you get to say the unsaid and try on wishes for size. I love its carnival intensity, and maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Open letter to design studios, on hiring etiquette

My observation is limited to the design industry, to studios of all sizes, flavors and locations. I’m not sure yet whether it’s due to the nature of your profession, which leads to the need for an attitude, a hipness, a … Continue reading

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