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The Fallen: 9000 Figures Hand-Drawn in the Sand for D-Day

Today is an anniversary of D-Day, the greatest landing operation of the Allies in the WW II. I don’t think I need to remind anyone what influence this had on the continuation of the War. I want to mark this … Continue reading

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Upon Reflection

Upon Reflection is a beautiful, very feminine (although only one of the artists is a girl) new mural – a collaboration of Fin DAC and Angelina Christina which is featuring each artist’s distinctive style. The piece can be found at the corner of Winston and Los … Continue reading

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Cool before it was even cool

Remember a song by Fun Lovin’ Criminals “Scooby Snacks”?  The song is basically a lot about what’s cool and I thought now that the expresion which is shouted at some point: “- Sonny, I need you cool, are you cool? … Continue reading

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Crocheted Alligator

First, please allow a side note, quite personal one. I am lately involved quite much into bringing to live a urban knitting project where I live. I don’t want to be over enthusiastic, but please keep fingers crossed it goes … Continue reading

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The Painted Village of Zalipie

This time something from this little corner of the world. I hope – equally as interesting and charming as other wonders of the wide world. Zalipie is a village in southeastern Poland, 68 km east of the regional capital Kraków … Continue reading

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Lit Up Pieces of Paper Caught in a Breeze

London designer Paul Cocksedge created a gorgeous installation resembling pieces of paper caught in a breeze for the  in Lyon, France in 2011. Installed in the courtyard of Lyon’s Hotel de Ville (City Hall), the 25-metre-long sculpture, called Bourrasque, was comprised of 200 A3-sized … Continue reading

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The Last…Stop

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