20 November 2007

A Heartening Moment

More visitors than usual have visited this blog in the
last day. Many thanks for dropping by.
It's heartening to know that it is linking to a wider

Two years ago I was a very puzzled poster.
The novelty is gradually wearing off,
which means a more comfortable sense of space.

A Plagiarist on all Your Houses

Plagiarism must be one of the most hotly debated subjects
on the Internet. How can you prove an intellectual

It's November.

This old chestnut can wait until Spring.

It may even sprout some new ideas.

18 November 2007

Diss Spelling is Driving me Crazy

I've often had reason to be grateful that English
is my mother tongue. The spelling system would drive
the strongest to madness or drink (or both).

Thanks to a terrifying experience when an inspector
visited our primary school, I could spell the word
"pencil" in my sleep.

"Dispel" still causes much stress.

Dispelling Confusion About Who Owns What

Here is a very helpful and clear explanation of where
we all stand in relation to copright and intellectual

Photos are protected, recipes are not, or such is
the case in the U.S.

It would be interesting to know where the little circled
"c", referred to in my last post, came from.

It has disappeared.


Has somebody, somewhere, taken out copyright on the
word "carbonisé"? One of my photos, entitled with
this topical label, has developed a little encircled
"c", when viewed in a certain light.


Having more or less recovered from last week's musical debacle,
I have no desire to risk further shock by going to another
concert venue.

This has been a fruitful week, as I put more energy than usual
into learning about photography and the people who have brought
new technologies into our lives.