Illustration

Normally I’d dump this in the miniblog but I didn’t want anyone to miss it (I guess I should try and track the usage of the miniblog but… pah… too much like hard work). Anyway, quite simply the Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship cut-away illustration is awesome and well worth a look. Even more fascinating is how the drawing was created. Amazing stuff, must’ve been some project to work on! (via)

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Arrrrrrr matey!

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) was quite good. More action in it than I thought, humourous to a point and a decent all round summer movie. Still can’t make up my mind about Johnny Depp’s accent. Not helped by the fact that in the opening minutes I was sure he was trying to be Tommy Cooper…

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Not talking about the weather

All of a sudden we have a hectic social calendar. Nights out pile up, and we hardly get a minute to ourselves. The grass doesn’t get cut when it should, the re-decorating in the bathroom STILL isn’t finished, and even basic things like getting to the supermarket to buy milk becomes something we have to squeeze in between visits, and dinners etc etc. I’m not complaining of course, far from it (although my bank manager won’t be too happy… again…), but it does make our upcoming holiday seem further away than it really is. Or is it just me that measures time by upcoming events. This week was ‘after’ a 70s themed 30th birthday party on Saturday night, and my …

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