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Weekly Photo Challenge: GEOMETRY (4)

Here we go round the prickly pear Prickly pear prickly pear Here we go round the prickly pear At five o’clock in the morning. T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land Botanical geometry, now we see ONE¬†globe: And now there are TWO: … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GEOMETRY (3)

Sometimes Nature has its geometries (mostly assisted by human beings, I suspect). One that I’m especially fond of is a characteristic “Italian landscape”, with its arboreal exclamation points, as here: Does it look like Tuscany or Umbria? It does to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GEOMETRY (2)

Architecture almost of its nature (the funky creations of¬†Frank Gehry usually excepted) is about geometry. Angles and shapes, foursquare mostly, following function, in the immortal phrase of Chicago architect Louis Sullivan, the “father of skyscrapers.” There aren’t really any skyscrapers … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GEOMETRY

Math. Grrrr. Okay. I am an innumerate. (That is, illiterate when it comes to numbers.) Your basic arithmetic, I’m okay. Algebra, I really liked. I’m a big reader of detective stories and mysteries, and, so far as I’m concerned, searching … Continue reading

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