Saturday, 28 January 2012

101 uses for a bag of cottonwool balls

Wonderful photo by JOHN MYERS "Santa Claus at Tescos,1972"
Part of a great set of photographs showing at the IKON Gallery in Birmingham.
The beard seems to be made of cotton wool balls.
(Santa seems to have a very small sack of presents)

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

101 uses for a cardboard box

Spotted in an old "Sky and Telescope" magazine from April 1977.
"...he shows how stray light is kept from his eyes while observing,"

Saturday, 7 January 2012

101 uses for a barrel

Perhaps I should go out more, but I keep spotting things on the televison. This was a man who had made a bike trailer for his HUGE dog out of a barrel. The Police were partly amused but mostly horrified at the make do and mend barrel trailer with dodgy indicators and and brake lights.

Thursday, 5 January 2012

101 uses for an Esky

Seen on the news today. two men and two boys were rescued from the sea off the Eastern coast of Australia, their boat sank and they used their cool box (known as an Esky in Australia) as a floatation device.