Hi anybody and everybody. I'm considering using a print on demand service for some of my childrens books.
The books are full colour and I'm concerned about getting good reliable print quality. If anyone has any eperience of print on demand I'd
be very interested to hear what you have to say. Thanks in advance. :)
I've had a little criticism in the past for posting links without much explanation, well I'm about to do it again.
Artists talk a lot about "inspiration" I'm inclined to think the word is overused but I found this short video both moving and inspiring.
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I haven't posted a journal in ages, and the only reason I'm posting this one is because I thought a few of you might care to sign a petition.
Thanks in advance here's the link.
My wife came across this story and drew my attention to it. I don't know if the story is an old traditional one but it does have that feel about it ; anyway I like it a lot.
An elderly Chinese woman had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which she carried across her neck.
One of the pots had a crack in it while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water.
At the end of the long walks from the stream to the house, the cracked pot arrived only half full.
For a full two years this went on daily, with the woman bringing home only one and a half pots of water.
Of course, the perfect pot was proud of its
Louis MacNeice - Prayer before Birth
I am not yet born; O hear me.
Let not the bloodsucking bat or the rat or the stoat or the
club-footed ghoul come near me.
I am not yet born, console me.
I fear that the human race may with tall walls wall me,
with strong drugs dope me, with wise lies lure me,
on black racks rack me, in blood-baths roll me.
I am not yet born; provide me
With water to dandle me, grass to grow for me, trees to talk
to me, sky to sing to me, birds and a white light
in the back of my mind to guide me.
I am not yet born; forgive me
For the sins that in me the world shall commit, my wor