Tennis Balls and Swim Caps Crowd the Frame in New Time-Lapse Compositions by Pelle Cass | Colossal:
I found this interesting, on why all chain coffee tastes bitter. The Bitter Truth About Starbucks Coffee – Featured Stories – Medium:
The exciting news is that I have ordered a typewriter. It’s a Hermes 3000 which was manufactured in Switzerland in 1965 and is, I am reliably informed, “the Rolls Royce of typewriters”. This is a peculiar draw for me, as I’ve never had any interest in owning an actual Rolls Royce (“the Rolls Royce of … Continue reading Fugitive Writing Machines
I’m reading DIGITAL MINIMALISM by Cal Newport, author of the excellent DEEP WORK. From the Amazon blurb: The urge to pick up our phones every few minutes has become a nervous twitch that shatters our time into shards too small to be present. Our addiction to tech leaves us feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. But it … Continue reading Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology
I finally caught up with the documentary feature CALIFORNIA TYPEWRITER last night and now I’m obsessed with finding a good reconditioned typewriter (I have an old Remington Rand that weighs a ton, but I’m after a Smith Corona Silent or maybe a Hermes). This is the perfect documentary for the INFODUMP subscriber.
A great writing/reading/thinking companion, the first two albums (so far) in Ludovico Einaudi “Seven Days Walking” series - he’s releasing one a month for seven months - are sublime. From the Qobuz write-up: "After Elements in 2016, Ludovico Einaudi is continuing his exploration of nature with Seven Days Walking, the first opus in a collection of seven albums … Continue reading Ludovico Einaudi – Seven Days Walking
One ought only ever be cautiously optimistic about movie trailers, but this has me squealing with delight.