“If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust.”

– Alan Rickman

Sometimes you see things like this browsing around, and everything stops. Continue reading

The TOA Heavy Industries Synthetic Human was one of those figures that I really wanted to get but couldn’t. It sold out pretty fast because the company released a very limited amount of this wonderful little human. In the end it is just a toy, but it is a pretty impressive one.

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Wait, why? why the black leather gloves? What are you planning to do? I just want a Coke! Is that the oh-so-welcome refreshment of ice-cold “Coca Cola” you were talking about? Continue reading

It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

– Henry David Thoreau

We forge the chains we wear in life.

– Charles Dickens

“The Path of The Red Flag”. That’s the name of this mural that decorates one of the walls of Dresden’s Palace of Culture since 1969 (work for it started in 1968). It’s not easy to miss it, as it’s 30 meters long by 10 meters high (that’s about 33 feet by 99 feet). It is made of colored glass on concrete slabs. Continue reading

Now this is something I’d love to own, but wouldn’t know what to do with it or where to put it in my tiny apartment. How about you? Would you spend about 1200 USD for a high-end sculpture of a stormtrooper? Continue reading

Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible

Claude Thomas Bissell