Author Archives: simon.g

Not Green

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Banana horror

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Green Truckin’

Who says truckers can’t be green? This example of environmentally friendly automotive design comes from Makezine.

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Bigfoot discovered!

Rumours of the discovery of Bigfoot in America were wrong: the primitive and shaggy monster has been tracked down in his lair right under our noses, in North Sydney. Bounty hunters have sprung into action, trying to win the reward … Continue reading

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Screens and things

I’m testing an installation of NextGen Gallery so here are some random images of architectural maquettes, screens and installations that I have done over the last few years:

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Creative recyling

Some creative consumers like to stop junk mail before it ever reaches their mailboxes. But rather then communicating their wishes to direct mailers, they let their mailboxes do the talking – hopefully, the postman will actually listen!  Other people take … Continue reading

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But does it make manure?

Ahh, the joys of a gallop in the great outdoors, the smell of sweaty leather, and the pleasure of shovelling manure………. The £40,000 virtual reality riding machine combines a mechanical horse with a host of electronic sensors and a screen, … Continue reading

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“I mean, how do you lose a 44-pound cat?!”

I’ve heard of fat cats, but this one takes the cake! A 44-pound feline was found strolling around Voorhees, New Jersey without a collar. “She’s built like a quarterback,” said Deborah Wright, a shelter volunteer and current foster owner of … Continue reading

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Wille Bean Roscoe P. Coltrane runs for Mayor

Only in Alabama…… One of the candidates in the race to become Fairhope, Alabama’s next mayor in the United States is considerably more hairy than the rest. He also has twice as many legs and a constantly wagging tail. Wille … Continue reading

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Cartoonists use humour to tackle climate change

Can you laugh at global warming? Indeed, should you? The Ken Sprague Fund has organised a competition that set out to answer those awkward questions – so if you think that cartoons about climate change could be in poor taste, … Continue reading

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