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Wordle: Typographical Cloud Maps

Wordle is a fantastic typographical tool for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide, or even better links to your Blog. The clouds will then give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in your posts. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. Continue reading Wordle: Typographical Cloud Maps

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The Lyric Trilogy

Part 1: THE CINEMA OF MY YOUTH

The Lyric Picture House, September 2011 by Carl Milner

Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood | Image courtesy of starwars.com ©2011

We all have our favourite cinemas from our childhood; some lucky kids had Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Holly wood Boulevard. Pictured here at the opening of Star Wars in 1977.

In sharp contrast for me, it was The Lyric Picture House on Tong Road in Leeds, built 5 years before Grauman’s in 1922 by Leeds Architects Jones & Continue reading The Lyric Trilogy