Learning a thing or two from the past...Part 1, 21st century Westerners are not the first to minimalize. There's a lot of recent talk about Minimalism as a social movement and this fits well with my personal philosophy and my interests in preindustrial technology and survival. Not long ago, minimalism was mostly associated with artists, … Continue reading Thoughts About Minimalism and Survival
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I have started a separate Blog Page to house the caravan, vardo, Rom, Gypsy, Traveller, and nomad art from my collections. Any contribution links are welcome as are comments. We all had to start somewhere.
In an effort to make my mark, I'm working on a splash page image, a logo, and a flag. Something catchy and symbolic, but not already taken. Simple, smart, and understandable. This one about sums it up but I think it may already be in use. My personal image for the web page needs to … Continue reading Ramblings
Something to keep in mind when learning a new skill. A Primitive Technology Disclaimer. I firmly believe that in Preindustrial Societies, the onus of learning was on the pupil. Anyone who wants to succeed will find a way to learn. Real learning is an active endeavor. We learn best by carefully observing and doing. There … Continue reading Disclaimer
Learning a thing or two from the past...Part 1, 21st century americans are not the first to minimalize. This is a lengthy ramble. So long in fact, that I have broken it into several posts to be trickled out over the coming days, weeks, or months. Skip on to the fun stuff if you aren't … Continue reading Ultra Minimalists, Part 1