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The Kiss, animated

V-J Day in Times Square (also V-Day and The Kiss) is a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt that portrays a U.S. Navy sailor grabbing and kissing a stranger—a woman in a white dress—on Victory over Japan Day (“V-J Day”) in New York City’s Times Square on August 14, 1945. From looking at shadows, experts deduced that

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The Kiss, animated

V-J Day in Times Square (also V-Day and The Kiss) is a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt that portrays a U.S. Navy sailor grabbing and kissing a stranger—a woman in a white dress—on Victory over Japan Day (“V-J Day”) in New York City’s Times Square on August 14, 1945. From looking at shadows, experts deduced that

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Hikes

A record of various local nature walks to help me remember the good ones. (1) Hardscrabble Wilderness Area, Briarcliff Manor, NY | EASY  Seven marked hiking trails, totaling 3.5 miles, sit within 235 acres of woodland, hills and brooks. The trail entrance is a little

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Hikes

A record of various local nature walks to help me remember the good ones. (1) Hardscrabble Wilderness Area, Briarcliff Manor, NY | EASY  Seven marked hiking trails, totaling 3.5 miles, sit within 235 acres of woodland, hills and brooks. The trail entrance is a little

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Sebastian’s mural

This mural is for sweet Boo (little Sebastian Henry, aka Velcro Baby) for his first birthday. His parents wanted something not too babyish to ensure that it might last for a few years—so it was out with the initially proposed elephant and monkey, and in with trucks and

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Sebastian’s mural

This mural is for sweet Boo (little Sebastian Henry, aka Velcro Baby) for his first birthday. His parents wanted something not too babyish to ensure that it might last for a few years—so it was out with the initially proposed elephant and monkey, and in with trucks and

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Vegan corn chowder

I am not sure who to credit this recipe with because the website that originally listed it is now 404 page not found. To whomever invented this recipe, my hat is off to you. It is easy and delicious. Really, really delicious.

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Vegan corn chowder

I am not sure who to credit this recipe with because the website that originally listed it is now 404 page not found. To whomever invented this recipe, my hat is off to you. It is easy and delicious. Really, really delicious.

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Animated Poems

Not Waving but Drowning By Stevie Smith Nobody heard him, the dead man, But still he lay moaning: I was much further out than you thought And not waving but drowning. Poor chap, he always loved larking And now he’s dead It

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Animated Poems

Not Waving but Drowning By Stevie Smith Nobody heard him, the dead man, But still he lay moaning: I was much further out than you thought And not waving but drowning. Poor chap, he always loved larking And now he’s dead It

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Earl Grey MarTEAni

My favorite cocktail in all of New York. I have made my own using this recipe and it does taste exactly right..but of course so much nicer to have the bartender at Pegu make it for you. Bought these old-timey cocktail glasses from

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Earl Grey MarTEAni

My favorite cocktail in all of New York. I have made my own using this recipe and it does taste exactly right..but of course so much nicer to have the bartender at Pegu make it for you. Bought these old-timey cocktail glasses from

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Newport M&S

Below is an illustration I created to commemorate the closing down of Marks and Spencer, 9-12 Commercial Street, Newport. The grade II* listed building hosted Marks and Spencer until 2013. I am not exactly sure when Marks and Spencer moved into the

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Newport M&S

Below is an illustration I created to commemorate the closing down of Marks and Spencer, 9-12 Commercial Street, Newport. The grade II* listed building hosted Marks and Spencer until 2013. I am not exactly sure when Marks and Spencer moved into the

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Children’s book class

Fun and silly illustrations completed for The New School children’s book class I took. The teacher was Jacquie Hann. Pencil illustrations, scanned in and colored using photoshop. Top down: Octopuss; Penguin on my head; Gremlins; Peacock in my sneakers; Mess.      

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Children’s book class

Fun and silly illustrations completed for The New School children’s book class I took. The teacher was Jacquie Hann. Pencil illustrations, scanned in and colored using photoshop. Top down: Octopuss; Penguin on my head; Gremlins; Peacock in my sneakers; Mess.      

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Stone carving: The Mon

I started stone carving about 2 years ago. This piece is in alabaster and is about 8 inches across. This piece is inspiring by the Ikkanda family emblem (the Japanese “mon”). It is not finished yet! I was working on

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Stone carving: The Mon

I started stone carving about 2 years ago. This piece is in alabaster and is about 8 inches across. This piece is inspiring by the Ikkanda family emblem (the Japanese “mon”). It is not finished yet! I was working on

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Kehinde Wiley

I think I first became aware of Kehinde Wiley about 3 or 4 years ago when I saw a thumbnail image in the NYTimes. I’ve seen his work at the Jewish Museum (“World Stage: Israel” March–July, 2012) and I just

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Kehinde Wiley

I think I first became aware of Kehinde Wiley about 3 or 4 years ago when I saw a thumbnail image in the NYTimes. I’ve seen his work at the Jewish Museum (“World Stage: Israel” March–July, 2012) and I just

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SuperDragons

SuperDragons was a community-arts initiative of Newport City Council. Modelled on the worldwide Cow Parade public art exhibitions, local artists were asked to submit designs with the winners being turned into community artwork by the artists themselves. So far the initiative has taken place

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SuperDragons

SuperDragons was a community-arts initiative of Newport City Council. Modelled on the worldwide Cow Parade public art exhibitions, local artists were asked to submit designs with the winners being turned into community artwork by the artists themselves. So far the initiative has taken place

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Stop Motion Animation

These stop motions were made over a year ago, but I missed them so I’ve brought them out to play. These were created in Voltaire‘s Stop Motion Animation class at SVA—a very enjoyable and crafty semester spent in a basement on

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Stop Motion Animation

These stop motions were made over a year ago, but I missed them so I’ve brought them out to play. These were created in Voltaire‘s Stop Motion Animation class at SVA—a very enjoyable and crafty semester spent in a basement on

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Mexican veggie burgers

Some people choose veggie burgers over meat burgers to boost their dietary fiber intake. Others want to cut back on eating animals for health or ethical reasons. And some simply like the convenience of being able to cook a frozen

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Mexican veggie burgers

Some people choose veggie burgers over meat burgers to boost their dietary fiber intake. Others want to cut back on eating animals for health or ethical reasons. And some simply like the convenience of being able to cook a frozen

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New Year’s Day vegetable curry

This curry really was the perfect end to a bitter cold New Year’s Day: Scrumptious, flavorful, warming, filling, healthy and vegan! The aroma from my kitchen was divine, and the taste crossed over into The Twilight Zone. This recipe serves four to six.

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New Year’s Day vegetable curry

This curry really was the perfect end to a bitter cold New Year’s Day: Scrumptious, flavorful, warming, filling, healthy and vegan! The aroma from my kitchen was divine, and the taste crossed over into The Twilight Zone. This recipe serves four to six.

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Be who you are

I created this print as a gift for my niece, Emilia, who turned thirteen this summer. My sister had recently decorated Emilia’s room, painting over the babyish pink and polka-dots with a teenage-approved duck-egg blue shade. I decided that an

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Be who you are

I created this print as a gift for my niece, Emilia, who turned thirteen this summer. My sister had recently decorated Emilia’s room, painting over the babyish pink and polka-dots with a teenage-approved duck-egg blue shade. I decided that an

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Improving science access through infographics

At last count, around two million new scholarly journal articles are published every year. Two million. That’s six times the number of new book titles published in the United States every year, one new journal article every eight seconds, and 100 times the number of Starbucks

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Improving science access through infographics

At last count, around two million new scholarly journal articles are published every year. Two million. That’s six times the number of new book titles published in the United States every year, one new journal article every eight seconds, and 100 times the number of Starbucks

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Birthday blueberry please-cake

This is not cheesecake—it is not tangy or ‘crumbly’ like cheesecake—but it is a little cloud of creamy, blueberry-y, crunchy scrumptiousness, and that sounds mighty fine by me. And the recipe could not be easier, especially if you have a

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Birthday blueberry please-cake

This is not cheesecake—it is not tangy or ‘crumbly’ like cheesecake—but it is a little cloud of creamy, blueberry-y, crunchy scrumptiousness, and that sounds mighty fine by me. And the recipe could not be easier, especially if you have a

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Twmbarlwm print

UPDATE: Available for sale – framed (£50) and unframed (£35) – at the Cwmcarn Forest visitor center.  40% of proceeds go to help CwmCarn Forest.  Thank you to everyone who has bought one. Even if you aren’t interested in a print, do check

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Twmbarlwm print

UPDATE: Available for sale – framed (£50) and unframed (£35) – at the Cwmcarn Forest visitor center.  40% of proceeds go to help CwmCarn Forest.  Thank you to everyone who has bought one. Even if you aren’t interested in a print, do check

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Spanish tortilla

This spanish tortilla/omelette is another great vegetarian and lactose-free recipe that would make a great brunch, lunch or dinner, and can be eaten hot or cold (so versatile!) Eggs really are, as the slogan goes, incredible! The all-natural, high-quality protein

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Spanish tortilla

This spanish tortilla/omelette is another great vegetarian and lactose-free recipe that would make a great brunch, lunch or dinner, and can be eaten hot or cold (so versatile!) Eggs really are, as the slogan goes, incredible! The all-natural, high-quality protein

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In-food-graphic: Egg labels

Eggs can be yummy, and can be tranformed into many yummy things. But not all eggs are created equally: Eggs from chickens that are kept in appalling conditions, crammed into pens smaller than a letter-size piece of paper, never seeing daylight, that

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In-food-graphic: Egg labels

Eggs can be yummy, and can be tranformed into many yummy things. But not all eggs are created equally: Eggs from chickens that are kept in appalling conditions, crammed into pens smaller than a letter-size piece of paper, never seeing daylight, that

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Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Anyone who has known me in the past nine years, knows how completely in love I am with Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Zach and I discovered Blue Hill in 2004, whilst looking for a restaurant to host our small wedding reception

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Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Anyone who has known me in the past nine years, knows how completely in love I am with Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Zach and I discovered Blue Hill in 2004, whilst looking for a restaurant to host our small wedding reception

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Martin Lewis

These images are subject to copyright and may not be reproduced without permission. They are presented here with the kind permission of The Smithsonian American Art Museum. Spring Night, Greenwich Village, 1930 Drypoint, 9 7/8 x 12 3/8 in. © Smithsonian American Art

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Martin Lewis

These images are subject to copyright and may not be reproduced without permission. They are presented here with the kind permission of The Smithsonian American Art Museum. Spring Night, Greenwich Village, 1930 Drypoint, 9 7/8 x 12 3/8 in. © Smithsonian American Art

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Vegetable paella

This filling rice dish is jammed with veggies and would be great for a dinner party—Guests will oo and ahh as it is magnificently served tableside, accompanied by a favorite spanish red. Or if you are greedy gobblers—as Mr Ikkanda and

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Vegetable paella

This filling rice dish is jammed with veggies and would be great for a dinner party—Guests will oo and ahh as it is magnificently served tableside, accompanied by a favorite spanish red. Or if you are greedy gobblers—as Mr Ikkanda and

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Lentil soup

This soup is so thick, flavorful and comforting that I shall bet my hat that even meat-eaters and bitty babaroos will think it scrumptious. Lentils may not look or sound very exciting at first, but I have found that they

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Lentil soup

This soup is so thick, flavorful and comforting that I shall bet my hat that even meat-eaters and bitty babaroos will think it scrumptious. Lentils may not look or sound very exciting at first, but I have found that they

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Lawrie’s mural

My gift to baby Lawrence—also known as Captain Lawrie, Lovely Lawrie, Little Tinker, Little Stinker, ‘Ickle Sausage or simply, The Captain—was also a gift to myself. I spend my days drawing pictures on a computer, which is a very agreeable

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Lawrie’s mural

My gift to baby Lawrence—also known as Captain Lawrie, Lovely Lawrie, Little Tinker, Little Stinker, ‘Ickle Sausage or simply, The Captain—was also a gift to myself. I spend my days drawing pictures on a computer, which is a very agreeable

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Ribollita

Ribollita is a Tuscan soup, made with beans and vegetables, and thickened with bread. I remember eating it in Florence and thinking it how tasty, healthy, hearty and comforting it was. Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus a bit more 1 medium

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Ribollita

Ribollita is a Tuscan soup, made with beans and vegetables, and thickened with bread. I remember eating it in Florence and thinking it how tasty, healthy, hearty and comforting it was. Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus a bit more 1 medium

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Printmaking

Parsons The New School for Design offer an introduction to Printmaking class where students learn three basic techniques of etching a zinc plate: hard ground, soft ground, and aquatint. This first print was created using hard ground. A waxy acid-resist, known as a “ground”,

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Printmaking

Parsons The New School for Design offer an introduction to Printmaking class where students learn three basic techniques of etching a zinc plate: hard ground, soft ground, and aquatint. This first print was created using hard ground. A waxy acid-resist, known as a “ground”,

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