Saturday, October 31, 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Eye | Land | View

Carlsberg jug

Reading mattters

Professor J N "Jerry" Morris. . . the man who invented exercise.

By Simon Kuper: Financial Times

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Monday, October 26, 2009

Chung Yeung Festival

Today was Chung Yeung Festival. It was also the ninth day of the ninth moon: Double Nine Festival.

Hereabouts, that means a public holiday.

Pity the air pollution doesn't take a holiday, too:

Air? A 30-year-old lament:

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Joe Tex: The Love You Save

For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.

Some very cool Southern soul:

Friday, October 23, 2009

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Eye | Land | View

The Other Side

Eastern Island Corridor

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Monday, October 19, 2009

Reading mattters

Robert Glatzer writes::
The quintessential Foley artist story comes from the Brian DePalma film "The Untouchables," where we see Robert De Niro as Al Capone whack somebody on the head with a baseball bat. So how do you create a sound to match the visual, and make it believable, without actually doing someone bodily harm? After many experiments and many failures, the Foley artist found the right tools: a bowling pin hitting a raw turkey. You could try it yourself
Film credits 101: salon
Who is Alan Smithee: salon

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Amy LaVere: Killing Him

For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.

Amy on vocals and double bass:

Friday, October 16, 2009

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Monday, October 12, 2009

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Eye | Land | View

The other side

Wing mirror, Mariners' Club, Tsim Sha Tsui

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Barcelona: Please Don't Go

For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.

Aquarium watch:

Friday, October 09, 2009

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Reading mattters

It turns out that yesterday was the 57th anniversary of the initial patent of the barcode.

Since when, barcodes have become ubiquitous.

So much so that if you become an in-patient in a public hospital hereabouts, all your documents, X-rays, CAT scans, blood samples and other stuff are barcoded as is the white, plastic bracelet around your wrist.

Ha! Make your own barcode: barcoding

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Monday, October 05, 2009

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Saturday, October 03, 2009

Kate Rusby: Who Will Sing Me Lullabies

For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.

The Barnsley Nightingale sings:

Friday, October 02, 2009

Thursday, October 01, 2009