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Buddhist nomad in action!

Keen readers of the Running Eye Blog might have noticed the occasional contribution from Quinn Comendant, the wandering coder from Chico who has taken part in exceptional projects in … well, in just about everywhere. Beijing, Paris, Berlin, Greece, Turkey, … Continue reading

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Cannibalism & Killer Fairies

When you have small children, you consume a lot of children’s entertainment. And, sometimes you consume the same bit of entertainment over and over again. Forty-seven viewings of Cars, Good Night Gorilla read so many times the spine is in … Continue reading

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Romantic narrative / Burroughs technique

He dies Eats a peanut sandwich Naturally A man with a severe peanut allergy It was a kiss of death. And subsequently kisses him His girlfriend Is careful to avoid peanuts click to see poem pre-cut-up-text

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Piano Staircase

Two upright pianos were given to me by a man who would usually have paid another man to burn them. My brief was to take a box room as a blank canvas and build into it a staircase sculpture and … Continue reading

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Horizon Editions

Friends of KMZ Pia Copper-Ind and Christopher Ind have launched a new venture, Horizon Editions, which will publish quality art and photography books about the Middle East and Asia. To mark the upcoming release of their first title, Mao, Christopher … Continue reading

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B.O.G.O.F.

In 1972, psychologist Walter Mischel of Stanford University conducted a study on deferred gratification that has come to be known as the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment. A marshmallow was offered to each child. If the child could resist eating the marshmallow, … Continue reading

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Alice the Nepali Flying Dog

Copyright Kathrine Piper Those who’ve followed the literary wanderings of Sparkle Hayter know she’s had some peculiar adventures in her life. Just consider a short list of the locales where she’s lived and written: Afghanistan during the Soviet invasion; the … Continue reading

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What Buster Burk Found

Name of Species: Latin: Lucanus cervus; French: Lucane cerf-volant; English: Elephant Stag Beetle Location Found: On a wall of an Auchan mega supermarket in Avallon. Out of the hundreds of articles and things that I have brought away from that store, this … Continue reading

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Jethro Massey’s Dust Bowl III

Those lurking about Paris in the early aughts might remember an aspiring young filmmaker by the name of Jethro Massey. He was a pale, bespectacled sort who spoke an abundance of languages and buzzed with an extravaganza of ideas. Ring … Continue reading

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Ultrashort Short For Theatre: Sarah

A lower level hall at Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C.. Centre stage is a bench, on which MAN 1 and MAN 2 are seated side by side. They are both English, in their mid-fifties, and are wearing beige trousers with … Continue reading

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