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Eye flirtation

17th January, 2012

The following gem of a list — variations of which circulated in a number of publications at the back-end of the 1800s — was printed in 1891 in the Taranaki Herald, a newspaper once published in New Plymouth, New Zealand. It’s a brief, 13-point guide to the mysterious art of ‘Eye Flirtation.’


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Love the light bursting through the mist on the way to my morning run.

eye_flirtation2

The following gem of a list — variations of which circulated in a number of publications at the back-end of the 1800s — was printed in 1891 in the Taranaki Herald Read on…

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Since becoming increasingly enthralled with the brilliance of nature and gradually learning to live within its bounds, I have noticed within myself an ever diminishing wow factor when it comes to ‘high technology’. Read on…

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If ever you wanted to smash two of the greatest tunes of all time into one atomic remix, Al’s got you covered. Read on…

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As a part of the 21st Century Learning Initiative and drawn from the book Overschooled but Undereducated by John Abbott and Heather MacTaggart, Born to Learn is a repository of animations aimed at bringing awareness to our current global educational crisis Read on…

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Quietly working away at my desk this evening, without music for a change, when I nearly leapt out my skin as I heard a big thump and a huge shadow appeared on my desk. Read on…

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Well worth reading this extract from a post by Lynda Gratton… Read on…

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A bargain at just 99 pence. Read on…

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This just made me wake up right. Props to Natty for the link.

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I recently found this un-posed shot I had taken in Paris back in 2003. Upon initial inspection there is nothing too remarkable – especially at this small resolution. It is not until closer inspection that you realise what has been captured

Read on…

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Now here’s a fascinating topic – A book that examines one of the most fundamental discoveries in human history: the idea that shapes can represent sounds, Read on…

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This post is not merely to honor the admittedly delicious silhouettes of these brush designs by Kake Tosaka, but to consider what needs cleaning. Read on…

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A message in a bottle. Read on…

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“There are various schools, in India and further East, where they teach methods of meditation — it is really most appalling. Read on…

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Hello 2012, love from 1975 Read on…