Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Year Benediction

A New Year’s benediction from the amazing Neil Gaiman: “May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2011

“Don’t be trapped by dogma…Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own voice.”

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Do You Ever Wonder…

Do you ever wonder what happens to your checked airline baggage once it disappears down the conveyor belt and behind those mysterious rubber flaps? Well, this eye-opening, time-lapse video, entitled “Behind- the- Scenes: Your Bag’s Journey on Delta”, follows a … Continue reading

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Library In Winter

This endearing film by Sergey Stefanovich takes the viewer on a literary journey through novelist, travel writer and journalist Duncan Fallowell‘s enviable personal library. The author provides the narration for the video which traverses the marvelous library which has gradually … Continue reading

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Do You Miss the Routemaster ?

It’s been nearly half a century since London Transport commissioned the development of a completely new double-decker bus. The spiffy new hybrid double-decker, designed by Wrightbus and Thomas Heatherwick, has just hit the streets of London for the holidays. Clearly … Continue reading

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City Sculpture

If you check-in with Travel Between The Pages on a regular basis, then you are well aware of my life-long love of maps. So, it’s no surprise that I’m wowed by these amazing sculptural maps . London-born, Portland-based artist Matthew … Continue reading

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Join the World

The Pulitzer Prize winning author Anna Quindlen has been named  honorary national chairperson for World Book Night U.S., and the organization has named the 30 titles that will be given away on World Book Night, scheduled for April 23, 2012. The … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas (from 1968)

In 1968, London-based American cartoonist Terry Gilliam was asked to create an animated video “Christmas card” for the popular, off-beat children’s television series Do Not Adjust Your Set, which featured future Monty Pythons Terry Jones, Eric Idle and Michael Palin. … Continue reading

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The War Against Christmas

California-based photographer Alan Sailer has been shooting-up colorful Christmas ornaments with a high-speed pellet gun and photographing the process utilizing a homemade air-gap microflash system. Sailer enhances the effects by filling the ornaments with jellos, beads, colored sands, Play-Doh and … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

Netherlands-based photographer Maria Netsounski travels the world capturing extraordinary shots of people, landscapes and urban scenes. In this exceptional series entitled, IR, she shoots everyday scenes and,using infrared technology distorts the colors with very dramatic and unusual effect. The resulting … Continue reading

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