⦿Ronettes – Be My Baby, live

  Be My Baby  &  Shout – 1965  —— Ronnie’s a natural performer,  she sure knows how to work an audience  ——
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⦿Meowing Cockatoo & befuddled kittens. . & Parrot crying like a baby

   Meow

.. Parrot does ‘crying baby’
 with the authentic Baby Shriek and everything !  I’ll bet having to hear this gets old real quick  .
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⦿ An Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village

‘Nature always gets her way’. This is a series of photographs taken by  Tang Yuhong  of 
an overgrown abandoned fishing village in China, on Goqui Island in the Shengsi Islands,
near the mouth of the Yangtze River. The vegetation is the voraciously invasive kudzu, native to China.

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Goqui Abandoned Fishing Village

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via http://www.messynessychic.com/2015/06/15/13-things-i-found-on-the-internet-today-vol-cxxxi/

⦿ Vintage matchbox art

. . . . . . . . .  . .. Mostly from Japan, India & Sweden.
. There were thousands of different pictures used in production.

match 4  match 32

match 7    match 20

match 13

match 16  . match 29

match 3     match 19

match 24    match 5

      ..match 2   match 1


matchboxes 1


.match 12
  match 25   match 21

match 30   match 6

. . . . . .. . . . . . . . … .    .match 15

. . .  ..   . .. .. . . .  match 22     match 27

. . . . ..    … . .. .  match 11  match 10

matchbox 10
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⦿ Morris vintage vehicles

  I love the old Morris vehicles, especially the Minor,  the trucks & vans too
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 . . .. . .  Going for a drive . . . 
  ..Morris inside looking out


morris minor 1950
  morris minor 57

Morris Minor 1000 '69  morris maroon conv

. . . . . . . .. ..  . . . . morris minor sedan 1950

. . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .Morris Minor 61. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . .      . . .  Morris van
……………………….     . how  cool  is  this !  

morris woody    morris truck 2

morris minor woody blue   morris minor woody red
,
.

……….. . . . . ……..  ….. . . . .Dashboards   &   Dials

morris minor dash yellow   morris minor interior red


. . .    . ..  
 morris minor wood dash

 

. . .  . … … Morris wooden dash


morris minor dash 1969   morris interior 2

morris minor guage dial    morris hood 2  . Morris dash dial

. . __
..

⦿ Cats & more cats



Batman cat_ _not stupid cat

   

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 cat-paw-under-door-sproing
. . . sproing  sproing  sproing


cat gopher hole
. .. a message for the gopher

cat bathroom visit  penguin cat


cat attention
   cat and yarn

                                                                                  YARN !………..

cat bunny suit    cat paw teddy    
  I will GET YOU for this                  
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⦿The Chromatic Typewriter

 The Amazing Chromatic Typewriter 

It might look like just an old typewriter,  but Washington-based  artist  Tyree  Callahan
has actually converted this  antique 1937 Underwood  Standard typewriter into an art
instrument that makes beautiful paintings.
Callahan replaced the ink pads of the typewriter with colored paint pads and the letters
with color markers to create a painting machine he calls a Chromatic Typewriter.
So instead of creating paintings with brushes, he types them with his unique typewriter.
While it would take some getting used to,  and although it will probably never yield the
detailed results of a brush, no doubt this thing could produce some awesome artworks.
(2011)
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  via   http://www.odditycentral.com/news/tyree-callahan-and-his-amazing-chromatic-typewriter.html

⦿I’m an Old Cowhand from the Rio Grand & Soda Fountain Baby ……….. Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks

Dan Hicks passed away  6Feb2016  . . best known in the San Francisco area
.   old cowhand title new
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. . . .
Soda Fountain Baby 
~Flip Wilson Show ’72 . . delightful Maryann is on the left in the white top

Dan Hicks HotLicks

           (photo: Swing That Cat).  Maryann on the left

originally posted 2013

⦿yet more Cat GIFS. . a flurry of furry

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cat on computer
cat eject
 ‘this looks like a good spot’ . .. . . . ………… . ………. .. . . ..   . . . . ……. BOING

cat basketcat ears


…………… …-catfood cats –
————–. . . – ‘mine’. . ‘no, mine’. . ‘it’s mine’. . ‘no–it’s mine’. .

. . . . . .. . .. . .. cat gotcha
———————–  gotcha !

————-. ..- SNOWCAT

…... . . . . .. . . . .. . white-cat-gif

. .. . .  . . . . . … .cat splat
———————
 cat splat

Catboarding – (9 seconds)

skateboard catCats_No_Dogs
– a. . . . . —advanced  catboarding …………….. . …… .., , , , .. . . . . ….. NO DOGS

cat under tablecat-filing-his-nails
-. . . . . .. . . . . – goofy kitty ………………… . .. . . . .. .  . . . … . . . . . . …….  yikes

꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏

⦿ more funny cats

… ..cat post #7 ~ doing my part to keep the internet flooded with cat pix & videos.

cat and pole dancer gif. . .cat vacuum
. . . . No, I’m not going.   (yes, you are) . .. .  . . . . .. . .  . . . . blissful . . . or else just goofy

Pong cats gif. . cat and dishwasher

…………………… . . . . . …  pong cats.  . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .. . .     I . . can’t . . stop . . 
Cat on his headcuddle with cat
.. . . .. . . . . ..  ..  good morning, human
 . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . Start the day with a faceful of paws !
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .   .  vintage kitten headpohones (2). .  ..
. . … . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. .   … .  Spinal Tap kitten~ ‘this one goes to 11.’

—– 

not my cat Camoflauge cat
. . . . . . . . ..  . . . .. . ‘not my cat’ 

big cat lion wheelbarrow (2)tiger cub n bubbles. . .
 . .. .    a goofy  Big Cat  …………………………………. . . . . . . . .tiger cub bubbles 


cat bowl. ..cat venetian blind


cat gun safery . .Basement Cat nobody hear ut
………………………………….  . . .  . . . . . . . ……………. . . …….. the story of Basement Cat  (
linked)
  . . . . . . .    
…………………………………. . 

..sheep and cat.
………………….. . . . . . . . .   Twins  

.  grow cat nip
. . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . .  … . . . . . . .. ..  my lucky fuckin day !
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psychedelic cat food commercial
 – ‘Eight Miles High’–trippy————————————————————————————————
“Kittens in Commerce’ – kittens run the workplace –  French tv ad  the English version  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CB6DZr1BF8
Bonus – outtakes—————————————————————————————————–
꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏꘏
. . . .. . . . . .arrow white in red black circle-SM  all the cat posts together in one place  arrow white in red black circle-SM
the page:  https://lookhere3.wordpress.com/all-the-cat-posts-part-1-pictures-videos-gifs/

⦿ Baaaaa


I just love sheep–they’re cute & funny

sheep . sheep 3..

sheep sunglasses 2.  . sheep in sunglasses

sheep-mama-n-lamb  suffolk-sheep
sheep and cat

. . . . . . .. . . . . ………….. .x.  The Twins  ⇑⇑……. . …… . .. . . . .. ……… …

 

Blacknose sheep  .Blacknose lamb
…………………………………………………………………………………….x
Maryland_Sheep
. .sheep colors

How about a video 11+ hours long, of sheep grazing ?  Here you go !Sheep furniture 1Sheep furniture 2

⦿’Don’t Touch It Kitty’ & Kittens in Commerce (French tv ad) & You Shall Not Pass, Dog (by the Cats)

 Don’t Touch It Gizmo (20 seconds) .funny every time
.
 Kittens in Commerce – French tv ad — kittens run the workplace . . . includes outtakes

You Shall Not Pass,Dog
(by the Cats)
≡wussy crybaby dogs afraid of the cat≡  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

⦿Solar System Fun & Lollipops


.greetings from solar system

. . This  is  just  too  cool, so  elegant  

saturn LG.  
  If  Saturn  was as close to Earth  as the moon
saturn close as the moon

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. . .Solar System & Nebula Lollipops

solar-1

solar-2

How many licks does it take to get to the center of the solar system?
Etsy seller Vintage Confections* has the answer with their fun set of eight
lollipops 
containing edible images of the planets.
*no longer available

. .  . .   via Christopher Jobson 9-6-15   http://thisiscolossal.com
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⦿MARK KNOPFLER ♥Romeo & Juliet (2) ~ ✪Darling Pretty ~ ✪Cannibals ~ ✪I Think I Love You Too Much♥

Romeo & Juliet. . this is me pretending I had a good seat at  the Mark Knopfler concert (9 Sept 15) .
On youtube (try it full screen display)   linked picture   https://youtu.be/Rvx0WnCxnvE

Mark Knopfler 091815 Berkeley youtu.be

♥ Romeo & Juliet – from A Night  in London concert 1996.( he chokes up on  ‘I can’t do anything but be in love with you..’)
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✪ Darling Pretty a pretty  song that sounds  like it could be an ancient  Celtic tune–but Mark wrote it Darling Pretty lyrics edit

 ✪ Cannibals   A  feel-good Cajun zydeco thing with a long intro w/Sonny Landreth.
.This is wild  at the end! ‘Once upon a time there were cannibals, now there are no cannibals anymore’.

. .
✪  I Think I Love You Too Much ♥ Mark Knopfler  a perfect blues song.  .with the Notting Hillbillies 1990     ♥
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – — 

⦿Vintage 1920s perfume ads ~ Roger & Gallet and Mavis

..vintage perfume roger & gallet blue carnation

                             Roger  &  Gallet,  Paris

vintage perfume Mavis 1

jade perfume ad with birds.  vintage perfume Fred Packer talc
.    Roger & Gallet – Jade  ⇐. .                          .   Mavis Perfume~Vivaudou, Paris .
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vintage Fred Packer Mavis 3

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vintage perfume ad mavis 2

vintage Fred Packer Mavis 2

vintage perfume ad Mavis
. . . .. . . Henry Clive

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   . . .  

௹Vintage costume head wear ~(what IS that on her head ?)

vintage exotic headdress vintage headdress egyptian

vintage headdress 8 vintage headdress 9…………………………………………………………………………………………… . . …  I’m wearing a bird ! 

vintage headdress 13 vintage headdress 4

.vintage headdress 10vintage french weird costume  …………………………………………………………………. . . . . . . . ………….. .. . . . .  . . .    fuzzball antenna ! 

   vintage headdress 14 wtf<<  and  yikes ! — wtf !

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 . ..  Rain  &   Moon   –  exquisite vintage costumes.

raincloud costume halloween vintage moon costume

 . . . all images via pinterest.com

⦿Fill in the blanks (parody)

Fun Forms ~ parodies of  Fill in the Blanks  forms 

Grievance,  Apology,  Romantic Intent, Unsolicited Feedback, Invitation,  Holiday,
Unfortunate News,  Token of my Affections – Gift

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. ..  ‘Do Not call the police. .  Do Not tell my parents’

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 -..Everyone loves getting unsolicited opinions and advice !
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 .Be there or be squarefill-in-the-blank-invitation

fill-in-the-blanks-holiday

. . . .  uh-oh !
fill in the blanks unfortunate news

fill in the blank gift

.. .           fill in blanks book
. . . .        . .  http://www.bureauofcommunication.com

⦿ Glen Baxter ~ twisted genius

     Just a few of his many. . delightfully weird  & oddly satisfying.

Baxter -Virginia the executioner  Baxter tassel

Baxter drift   Baxter death ray

Baxter swamp shopping . Glen Baxter first date

Baxter fish  Baxter seals

                                 . . . . http://www.glenbaxter.com      a great site
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⦿Let’s Dance~David Bowie (Red Shoes) & Elvis impersonation


♥ R.I.P. ♥  10 Jan 16
 . . . a lovely and gracious man in addition to his many talents 
under the moonlight, this Serious Moonlight . .    red shoes record cover (2)             . . castanettes !
David Bowie was a big Elvis fan, even wrote a song for him (declined!)
His Elvis impersonation – Christmas Greetings  (he’s spot- on!) 

originally posted 2013
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⦿All That Jazz~CHICAGO-Catherine Zeta-Jones & Good to Mama-Queen Latifah

 from 2002 ===============================    she’s so dam Hot !   =========================

. . . . Good to Mama ~ Queen Latifah 
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இ Swirly ~ a color-spectrum gif



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colored circles
colored circlescolored circlescolored circles

. …. I LOVE this thing !  elegant & mesmerizing
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. created by Dave Whyte   https://beesandbombs.tumblr.com/

   others by the same creator
rainbow cube beesandbombs

colored dots bounce

 

color swirl     hue strip

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*************************   another cool gif    **************************animated popne wallpaper tentacles-EDITED

⦿Ghost-dating! parody dating site

ghiost dating inpost title

ghost guy new 485318. . . . .  .. . Ghostbusters go home new . . . . ….   Boo white black yellow .
                                                  .

.BOO from Boodles .
©2009  Randy Tayler____________________________________________________________
NOTE:    intended as fun  and  certainly not intended to be
. . . ..   insensitive to those who have lost their partner to death

  –  –

ghost registration Ghostbusters go home new

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ghostdating join new
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.I wonder what should I write in my GhostSingles  bio ? ghostdating bio .-
-./BOO from Boodles–. .
. . .   Ghostbusters go home new.. . .  . .   boo


. . . .


ghost 4 profiles

 …………………………………………………………………   BOO small       

⇓  Dating Tips  for the Dead.
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  Dating  Tips  for  the  Dead  
    

 

ghost dating contact us.
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:: ‘Ghostbusters’ images not in original site.  No infringements intended.

 from:http://www.odditycentral.com/funny/ghost-singles-is-a-real-life-dating-site-for-ghosts.html  ___________________________________________________________________________________  

⦿ Cat gifs & SlinkyCat video

 formatted for PC
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       Slinky -Cat      

.the other slinky cat.   . .bat-cat    .   ..
………………………………………………………….. . ……….. . …..      Batcat  –   good   kitty !         

 

kitten tag youre it    kitty-whack-a-mole1     
-b     – boop –    TAG   you’re  It                           whack -a- finger                

 

cat high five   Peek A Boo Cat GIFs
                       cat  high- five                                              peekaboo  cat              

….. ……                                                      ⇓     CATS  –  2 ,    DOGS  –   O    ⇓        

Action Movie Escape Cat GIF .. cat takes dogs bed cat-1 dog-0
    Smarty-cat  . . na  na  na              Hey  DOG  —  it’s  my  bed  now !         

Floating Hedgehog…. Pong cats gif
.  had  to  include  –  baby  hedgehog    ……. . .   ..   .   PONG   cats  .      .   .

                                                          whack – a – kitten   . . .  too cute                   
.        .        .      .whack a ktten

________ _  very   bratty   monkey   trying   to   start   some   shit           

. . .. . . .. . .   ……. .. . ...

ꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒꖒ

 

⦿Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off – Fred & Ginger dance on rollerskates. .& Promenade ~’Walking the Dog’ 1937 & ‘Beginner’s Luck’ (Shall We Dance)

 from  Shall We Dance     ‘you say tomato, I say tomahto’  a  great line ! –‘for we know we need each other so we better call the calling-off off’ . . .
Promenade  – Fred & Ginger ‘Walking the Dog’  & ‘Beginner’s Luck’ (by George Gershwin )  Love this Gershwin tune Promenade (“Walking the Dog ‘)

⦿River ~ Joni Mitchell 1970 . . . . . . . . . . . . & ⦿ Ladies of the Canyon

 Joni Mitchell 1970

skate..
 Robert Downey Jr does a fine version of this song too
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 . . . . . . . . .. .  Full Album – Ladies of the  Canyon


,          — ——————-   a quite excellent collection of songs   ————————-

⦿ Word Crimes ~Weird Al Yankovich & Like a Surgeon + Smells Like Nirvana &the Dead Skunk Song- Loudon Wainwright

 WORD CRIMESafter the style of  Blurred Lines’ by Robin Thicke  (NSFW)

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.  .Like a Surgeon – parody of Madonna’s “Like a Virgin”  like-a-surgeon-lyrics
.
. Smells Like Nirvana – (Smells Like Teen Spirit) The Dead Skunk Song . . . you got your dead skunk in the middle of the road
– 
Loudon Wainwright III  

⦿Butterfly Alphabet

Butterfly Wings .Butterfly Wings .Butterfly Wings .Butterfly Wings   butterfly alphabetbutterfly 6

butterfly strip

 

 . . … . . .
/ / /  / 
Visit Kjell Sandved and his 
Butterfly Alphabet
  via     http://www.grand-illusions.com/opticalillusions/butterfly_alphabet/
.
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⦿ Amazing LEGO creations

vvL
 via
Lego Pharaoh

Pharoah on the Thames…………………………………………………………………………  
One of the largest Lego creations ever made is a 16-ft-tall model
of an  
Egyptian pharaoh  that looks suspiciously like King Tut.
The giant pharaoh stood  floating down the River Thames on its
way to Legoland in Windsor, England, where it was the center-
piece of Legoland’s Kingdom of the Pharaohs,  which opened
March 2009.The pharaoh required more than 200,000 Lego bricks
and weighs one ton.
.
Lego venecia
Venice  Italy
This amazing version in LEGO of Venice, Italy, shows its water
canal-laced landscape, complete with the Grand Canal and
even St. Mark’s Square.
.
Lego dome
Dome of the Rock
Arthur Gugick created this beautifully detailed Dome of the Rock
rendered in LEGO.
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Lego starwars
. C3PO and a Clone Wars Trooper
These great, life-sized Lego models of C3PO and a Clone Wars
Trooper were presented at the annual Toy Fair in 2008.
Gizmodo
 reports it’s  “a big secret” how many Lego bricks it took to construct.
.

Lego spaceshuttle
LEGO Space shuttle
Two Japanese LEGOsmiths used a whopping 65,000 bricks
and 1,590 man hours to complete the stunning diorama,  which
even simulates a launch with flashing lights under the boosters
and vocal countdown. The only thing it does not do  is lift off.
The  
Lego Space shuttle  appeared as a scene in  the Space
Center,” in  Nasu Highland Park, an amusement park in Japan. 

Lego church
LEGO Church

An impressive church made from more than 75,000 Lego pieces,
it took 18 months to plan, build and photograph. Actual size is
7 feet by 5.5 feet by 2.5 feet.  According to the builder it will seat
1,372 Lego people, has 3,976 windows, balcony stairs, restrooms,
coat rooms, a baptistery, alter, pulpit,  and an elaborate pipe organ. 

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Lego_Harpsichord
    LEGO Harpsichord

LEGO harpsichord text WP blog post

⦿’Red Mermaid’ ~Blue Flowers – Urban angel ~Silent Morning (photography)

‘Red  Mermaid’
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Blue Hydrangea  &  Orchid
   Blue Orchid

Urban Angel

Silent Morning
silent morning  

 . .  
       Red Mermaid photo credit:   Vitaly Sokol aka Willyam Bradberry
       photo:urbanfragments/urban-angel-by-alexandre-salles-axlsalles
       photo:urbanfragments/silent-morning

⦿’Light’ & ‘Nuit Blanche'(White Night) & ‘Drift'(Bombay Sapphire) 3 videos

 LIGHT ~ Blobs of ominous oozing light won’t be stopped!
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Nuit Blanche (White Night) ~fantasy  3+ minutes 
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  ‘Drift’ {Bombay Sapphire ad}. amazing & awesome animation 

⦿Dictionary Dress & Carved Book Landscapes -art from old books

Art made from old books !  &  a dress made entirely from old dictionary pages
bookdress modeled bookdress closeup

bookdress ruffles.bookdress bosom
 credit: http://www.sortrature.com/dress-made-of-a-book-by-jorimoo/
oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo . . ..
………………. . . . . . . . . … carved-books 

Carved book

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For the better part of three decades multidisciplinary artist Guy Laramée has worked
as a stage writer, director, and composer;  a fabricator of musical 
instruments, a singer,
sculptor, painter and writer.  Among his sculptural 
works are  two series of carved book
landscapes and structures 
entitled  Biblios and The Great Wall, where dense pages of
old books 
are excavated to reveal serene mountains, plateaus, and ancient structures .
Of these works he says: I carve landscapes out of books and I paint Romantic landscapes.
Mountains of disused knowledge return to what they 
really are:  mountains.  They erode
a bit more and  become hills, then  
flatten to  become fields  where apparently nothing is
happening.    Piles of obsolete encyclopedias return to that which doesn’t need to say
anything, it simply IS.
Fog and clouds erase everything we know, everything we think we are.

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an Encyclopedia Britannica Set

In one of his most ambitious book sculptures to date  artist Guy Laramée created
an homage to the printed Encyclopedia Britannica by transforming a 24-volume set
into a sloping mountainous landscape.  Titled Adieu, Laramée says the work was in
part inspired by the announcement by Encyclopedia Britannica that after 244 years
they would cease printing its iconic multi-volume book sets.
The artist relied on his travels in Ecuador, Peru and Brazil  to arrive at the final form
carved into the book tops that gradually morphs from green mountains to grasslands
and semi-desert prairies.
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http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/12/adieu-guy-laramee/ 

⦿ Ready a room ~ ‘the ghost hotel’ (images)

The Ghost Hotel, Colombia  – Hotel Del Salto
abandoned when people stopped visiting after the local water became contaminated.
Recently renovated as a museum of the Tequendama Falls, the tourist attraction.

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 ……..  the Tequendama Falls
more pictures at :..
http://desertedplaces.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-haunted-hotel-at-tequendama-falls.html

⦿ A Subtle Kind of Love ~ a story by Jake Christie

A  Subtle  Kind  of  Love              by Jake Christie. . . I love this piece !           

He loved her in a distant kind of way, the same way the sun heats the Earth.  If she were to disappear completely, he knew through pure logic that it would have no great, disastrous effect on him.  He would not cease to be; he would not stop breathing; his heart would not stop beating; the world would not stop spinning.   The sun would keep shining, radiating heat, if the Earth were not there.  On a certain, purely physical level, her absence would have absolutely  zero effect on his person.
And yet…He loved her in an abstract kind of way, the way a bee loves honey.  He wasn’t sure why he wanted to love her, but he wanted to love her just the same.  Maybe somebody told him once that he should be in love with somebody, so he felt a need to pick somebody and it happened to be her.  Maybe being in love was nice, sure,  but he didn’t need to be.
And yet…He loved her in a removed kind of way, the way a butterfly’s wings can start a tsunami halfway around the world.
He knew that it had an effect on her, but he wasn’t sure how great.  On a certain level he was aware that if he were to stop, if he were to disappear, it would have a drastic effect. For him it would be one less flap of his wings, in a manner of speaking,  if such a thing were possible without him falling from  the sky.
And yet…He loved her in a subtle kind of way.  It wasn’t the kind of love you see in movies, with swelling music and giant gestures and running through the streets to catch a departing train. It wasn’t the kind of love that Byron or Shakespeare wrote about, with flowery language and hyperbole and iambic pentameter. It was still and deep, like water that you might mistake for shallow if you just watched the surface.  It was entirely his, not dependent on her own feelings for him, and it would still be there whether she, or he, or everyone else in the world disappeared.
It  was  a  subtle  kind  of  love,  but  it  was  true.  And  she  loved  him  just  the  same.  ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
©Jake Christie