Archive For July 2010

Plastic the Colour of Vaseline

My favourite author William Gibson is on Twitter. I love this tweet of his – it’s pure Gibson distilled to 137 characters: In Paris, I always imagine living in a doghouse-sized all-Muji garret. Tiny corrugated cardboard speakers. Plastic the color of Vaseline. — William Gibson (@GreatDismal) July 14, 2010

Be Positive, Not Negative

From the Kansas City Star Style Guide: Use short sentences. Use short first paragraphs. Use vigorous English. Be positive, not negative. The paper at which a young Ernest Hemingway started his career.