Category Archives: Life

Things That Make Me Smile No.123: Making Dishware

Pottery, in all its aspects, has fascinated me from childhood, watching the potters at Afghan and Iranian bazaars. Then, of course, there’s the archaeological connection from pretty much every corner of the Earth. However, it’s not often you get to … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.122: The Steampunk World’s Fair 2015

A musical celebration of The Steampunk World’s Fair 2015 for you to enjoy.

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Things That Make Me Smile No.121: A Man and His Horse

I’m currently reading an account of the history between horses and humanity. Therefore, this seemed an appropriate smile to share as it demonstrates an amazing relationship between man and horse with beautiful choreography. Enjoy.

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Things That Make Me Smile No.120: Optical Illusions

An incredible example of the optical illusions possible solely with makeup, and in keeping with my love of knowing how things happen, you get to see how she creates the effect.

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Things That Make Me Smile No.119: Notes on a Triangle

This short video could be characterized as synchronized swimming for geometric shapes or a primer on how to form fascinating patterns in quilting. It looks at the ways triangles can split, turn, and reform into a wide variety of shapes … Continue reading

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