Moral redundancy

A few things seem to have coalesced recently to make me think quite hard about “moral redundancy”. A bit of a trigger for this post was the story about the lorry deaths in Essex (and can I just say that the graphic on that page showing the positions of the people in the back of … Read more

Covid Christmas

My editorial policy* roughly for this blog roughly aligns with: if rant, post on The Rantimator, if more considered, post here. I’m going to break that rule: here comes a rant. I get that Christmas is an important time. I get that families like to hang out together. I get that an awful lot of … Read more

Too much

There’s too much noise. Too much opinion. Too many things to listen to. Too much stuff to read. There’s always been too much, probably since the moment Sludge1 crawled out of the swamp and couldn’t keep up with all the groovy things that Sludge2 was clearly up to with all his Sludgy mates over on … Read more

The press is here!

Not as in “I’m looking outside my front door and my front garden is full of journalists baying for my blood” but as in this: Yes. There it is, a Polymetaal Ething Press HS-35. Get in. I’ve hankered after some kind of press since I got serious about printing. Although a good baren does the … Read more

Sea print

Got the printing gear out today. This is one I’ve been working on for a while. It’s two layers, but at the moment the layers are too similar. So here’s both: …and here’s just one: I think next step is to simplify one of the blocks, remove the double layering. I like the sea texture … Read more

Two very different new things

I promised myself I’d come up here and look at something (see, now I can’t even remember what that thing was, the internet rabbithole foo is so strong) – but it certainly wasn’t this site, and then I got sucked in for whatever reason and now I’ve been fiddling for about an hour (NEW THEME, … Read more