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

kiss

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…