Perfectly Acceptable Wastes of Time…

… Harnessing the power of the internet for good.

Turkish artist and illustrator, Murat Palta, has designed a series of Ottoman motifs for this graduation thesis that blend contemporary Western cinema with traditional Ottoman motifs in the miniature art style. Follow this link directly to the artist’s website for more images and close up details. You won’t be disappointed.

The Shining.

There now exists a digital version of the Gough map, “one of the earliest maps to show Britain in a geographically recognizable form.” It dates between 1355 and 1366.

And this absolutely awesome street mural of the pope from the facebook page of the Swiss Guard

About Katrina Fernandez

Mackerel Snapping Papist

  • Quittin’ time at Tara!

    “Say hello to my little fez!”

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thecrescat Katrina Fernandez

      Between the pope throwing jaguars comment and now this, I must simply demand that you start a blog. You must be shared with a broader audience.

      • Guest

        What a nice thing to say. But, it is your clever blog that inspires all the comments. I am content to be the wind beneath your wings. Fly! Fly!

      • Quittin’ time at Tara!

        What a nice thing to say. But, it is your blog that inspires all the comments. I am content to be the wind beneath your wings. Fly! Fly!

        • Quittin’ time at Tara!

          See why I can’t have a blog? I would post like 50 pictures of Darth Vader and not know how to delete them and give up after one day. Sad.

  • Philippa Martyr

    Heeeeeere’s Achmed!

  • Kathryn Coe

    for a brief moment I thought he was designing footstools…


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