conversations with my sociopathic avatar

Here’s one of the images I made for Harlequin Creature, issue 7. Typing Bee on Oct 4th, New York, details here if you fancy taking part. Go on, go on, you know you want to! Snacks, drinks, take-home goodies and lots of typewriterly fun.

typed on my 1953 skyriter
‘Conversations with my Sociopathic Avatar’ typed on my 1953 skyriter, and now printed by letter-press for harlequin creature issue 7


from the wall
from the wall

and totally unrelated to this, have you heard the new Bond Tune ? The most important factor with this tune, as far as I am concerned is, will the school orchestra be able to play it at the end of term show? Does it have that classic, catchy, instantly recognisable, lovable cheesiness?

a question for the typosphere

5:8ths of what, exactly?
i should say typewriters of a certain vintage. post decimalisation they disappear.

I have wondered about this for quite a while. It’s not like we were the only ones using the imperial system of measurement when these eighths were being installed on typewriters. On every british machine I have, the fraction typeslugs have always been pristine, prior to my getting at them. Seems a bit of a conundrum to me. We needed them on our typewriters, but most people (using my completely scientific investigations) didn’t use them…