August 2004 Archives

finished one at the first attempt

and a few days later

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whittling again

pink ivory twirly

i started making something for bill from a piece of the pink ivory he gave me. it used to take me a few attempts to get into the rhythm of it but this one seems to be going ok first time round and hopefully won't break just as i finish sanding it. i've been using a stanley knife or box cutter as the americans refer to them but will use a carving knife to finish it

eyesore of the month

i accidently met the starchitect blobmeister will alsop on the exit landing on the day i was excluded from the kiad shitheap. he is a very personable man and has a good strong handshake. i told him the dimwitted head of school thought i might attack him and his nonsensical buildings but at that point i was unfamiliar with his output and had not seen his ontario college of art and design

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james howard kunstler chose it for his eyesore of the month for nov 2003 and i must admit it is one of the most ludicrous buildings i've ever seen. as kunstler says "it is so cutting edge it is already out of date" to which i can only add that its also completely mad. it's incredibly sad but this isn't a joke, it exists as a real $30 million building

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