Operation Concrete

Mark Zuckerberg, the social network, outliers, success, influencers and fun.

Now, unfortunately, due to illness I was unable to make a screener of The Social Network, a new film by David Fincher, which follows the progression and success of Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, but that's not to say ...Read More

Wikipedia Wednesday – John Cage’s 4’33″, Bloc’s and Gargantua & Pantagruel

A slightly delayed Wikipedia Wednesday this week, but I've been playing catch-up, because of business and illness, so I have half an excuse. A nice cross of music, with John Cage's 4'33" composition, a look at the word Bloc, and ...Read More

Monday Muse – Zach Johnsen

A slightly delayed Monday Muse, but never-the-less, that doesn't take away from the man that I'm about to talk about, in illustrator and designer Zach Johnsen. I first came across Zach's work when I was scouting for collaborators for Concrete Operational, ...Read More

Starred Inspiration – Week – 04 – 10 October

Slightly delayed starred inspiration this week, only due to illness earlier in the week and considerable amount of work work to be getting on with. Some great highlights include, the amazing You Were In My Dream website, and Stephen King ...Read More

National Poetry Day – Scotch Drink

It's national poetry day, and I just had to post this. Enjoy. Gie him strong drink until he wink,That's sinking in despair;An' liquor guid to fire his bluid,That's prest wi' grief and care:There let him bouse, an' deep carouse,Wi' bumpers flowing ...Read More

Wikipedia Wednesday – Lenny Mclean, Pax Britannica, Tall Poppy Syndrome

A slightly less bulky Wikipedia Wednesday this week, and I'll explain why, the time that I normally would have been following lots of links and reading about new things, I actually spent watching footage of brutal unlicensed boxing. Which brings ...Read More

Muse Monday – Jeremy Geddes

Let me introduce you to the art of Jeremy Geddes. Similar to last week’s Neil Kellerhouse, Jeremy isn’t necessarily a life time inspiration in the way that someone of the stature that Jenny Holzer or Hunter S Thompson is, but ...Read More

Starred Inspiration – Week – 27 – 03 October

Another week and another list of inspirational things, I've really not got the time right now to go through all of them one at a time, but to point out the particularly interesting ones, there is stuff about Pentagon black ops, Augstina ...Read More