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How to make a living from YouTube (or die trying) Fun Ignite presentation by former engineer: Photo: Dave Jones from the EEVblog (from youtube vid) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KY1-tzNWBA Ignite is a specific presentation style: 5 minutes long and must feature 20 powerpoint slides. Interested in doing this style of presentation? The presenter has kindly putContinue reading “How to become a Youtube producer/presenter”
Mike Garry: “Why is Poetry important?” Picture: BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01kdqvj 3 minutes of audio. “I’m just dead excited by sound…..”…. “poetry makes thoughts real” Part of that wonderful resource for creative, 3 minute epiphanies. Like a particularly gorgeous box of chocolates, only mind food.
Getting to know any new art is like starting to walk down an immensely long corridor with hundreds of doors, each with the name of a different star of that art. So many names. How could we ever find them out? I feel ignorant. I kindof peek in some doors, look at expert websites –Continue reading “New-to-me, Mary Karr”
A tub of Haagen-Daz pralines and cream ice-cream – and a tub of frozen raspberries. Let the raspberries defrost until mushy shocking pink red – put on top of the ice-cream generously – and eat. The over-sweetness of the ice-cream is cut into by the sharpness of the raspberries. Delicious. (for cheap but not soContinue reading “Instant summer pud”
This is yet another of the lively documentary interviews carried out by FoodCurated with owner/proprietors of specialist food businesses. But even amongst those impassioned food creators, Gail Dosik is outstanding. At first, for her salty language – but bear with, she is warmhearted and never boring.
“Now I’m turning my head away from you as you’ve taken 30 seconds of my life that I’ll never get back.” According to this skit, men have equal opportunities with women to receive the rough edge of condescension from clothing shop assistants, in Jeffrey’s, as featured in Saturday Night Live. If you have ever wonderedContinue reading “Shop non-assistants”
This is very good – Andrew Marr – who has mixed with high-level politicians frequently in his career as BBC political commentator – tackles the subject of what painting meant to Winston Churchill throughout that world leader’s life. Still from the BBC programme Here’s a clip from the programme – where Andrew engages with theContinue reading “Painting and Politics – Churchill”
Like colourful buttons? You might like this display in which colourful buttons are placed carefully into a lightbulb, then resin put in, for permanent display. (The light bulbs do not function as lights but as a display element.) Step by step photos and design story over at: http://confessionsofadesigngeek.com/heres-one-i-made-earlier-bright-as-a-button/
Chef Daniel Burns has created ice cream flavours based on paintings by artist Davide Ballula – but they also contain aromas and flavours not usually found in desserts – smoke, mushrooms, seaweed…