The Fear of Human Contamination

People are beginning to prefer no human contact, it seems to me. Not just the mobile phone thing, but the germophobe stuff and choosing to send a text rather than risk catching someone actually live on their mobile phone.

The germophobe thing is odd enough. When did we become so prissy about germs? I think it is based on the lack of actually touching anything.… Read the rest

Why Force Drug Compliance on Everyone?

Vaxxinated or not, you can still get covid and spread it.

Why do the vaxxinated believe in forcing this drug on everyone? Only because the media and government say so. If you have had the vaxxine and you believe you are safe, less at risk, etc., why does everyone else need it, especially if they do not want it?… Read the rest

Have a Vibrant, Creative Blog with Simple Art you can Make Yourself

asciiartistA blog needs to be visually appealing to stand out, attract and keep readers. The content, navigation and spelling alone don’t get noticed in that quick, first impression. Illustrations get noticed right away.

Of course, not everyone is an artist. Not everyone can draw or take time to learn to use graphic software. So most people borrow photographs and other images from other sites and people.… Read the rest

Don’t Lose Your Poppy Pin Before Remembrance Day

I buy at least one poppy pin from the Canadian Legion boxes or the people standing at the door of the grocery store, every year. I like the pin itself and I like supporting the Legion. The real problem is keeping the pins on. Also, not getting stuck by that long pin several times a day.… Read the rest

What is the Typosphere?

typewriter

A term for bloggers who collect, use, and otherwise obsess over typewriters and other “obsolete” technologies, including, but not limited to, handwriting, pens and ink, paper mail and mail art, knitting and fibre arts, film photography, chip-less combustion engines, and related ephemera. Though typically reclusive, members of the typosphere can sometimes be found lurking around the fringes of rummage sales, swap meets, flea markets, and church fundraisers, hoping to find the one make, model, or color typewriter that will finally complete their collection and bring them true happiness and satisfaction.

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Book Binding Arts in Canada

There were only two groups I could find but there are likely lots of Canadian book artists. Add your links in the comments (moderated – they won’t automatically show up when you post).

 

 

 

Canadian group promoting art bookbinding. French-Canadian site.

 

 

 

Supports the development of the book arts in Canada.
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