Monthly Archives: August 2012

West Wratting Mill

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Seen from the ground West Wratting Mill appears surrounded by trees which have grown up since its heyday, raising the camera gives a better view of it. First built in 1726 it is the oldest surviving smock mill in the … Continue reading

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The Slavko Pengov murals at Tito’s Villa Bled

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The mural is massive, it is impossible to see it all at once. It tells the story of Tito’s partisan army defeat of the German army from 1941 to 1945. The story reads from left to right culminating in the … Continue reading

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Wall decoration in and around Bled, Slovenia

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The civic hall at Bled has a high level frieze depicting local industry and agriculture, the stylized nature of the design makes me think the work is from the 1960’s although the buiding is earlier. The design is really sharp … Continue reading

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Stereo KAP for mapping

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This contour model is remarkable for 2 reasons: 1 it is derived from KAP imagery and 2 it has captured in 3D some very subtle detail of the earthwork: the firing step and the ‘bridge’ bank across the ditch have … Continue reading

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The Top 10 products in production for 50 years: Going strong at 50

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Charles and Ray Eame’s famous chair design is still in production more than 50 years after its launch. This was pointed out nicely by Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey’s superb new documentary film ‘Eames the Architect and the Painter’. Few … Continue reading

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KAP at Royston kite festival 2012

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I’m not a fan of flying at kite festivals, the skies are crowded and the emphasis on ‘competitive’ events seems to go against the grain of what I like best about kite flying.  So it was with some misgivings I … Continue reading

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