Monday, 27 July 2015

Purbeck Brutalism

The Mowlem - a theatre, cinema, and community room in Mowlem Lane,  Swanage, Dorset.

Pic by Jez Reynolds.

Saturday, 25 July 2015

All Round Vision

This is a rather nice present I received recently. This edition is from 1951 and Its full of fantastic images and info on mirrors, lenses, prisms, microscopes and telescopes. My favorite image has to be the very cheery young lady on The Micro Film Reader. I had a computer that big once, which sat in the corner of the room and then in time became the room.

Monday, 20 July 2015

Many Uncanny Returns

We were visiting Cambridge on my birthday a week or so ago, when I came upon this book in an Oxfam store. I was idly thinking it might be time to start acquainting my son, George, with the Arthurian mythos, when I opened the book to find the following:

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Weirdness in Mainstream Pop pt .1 - Folky Space Syrup

1969. 'Those Were the Days' - Mary Hopkin

The strange vibe of this vid goes perfectly with the tune.  Hopkin's voice sets a'wobblin a whole layer of brain-blobs you didn't even know was there.  Definitely from another universe.