Author Archives: The Magpie at Midnight

About The Magpie at Midnight

Social scientist, writer, film maker, collagist, maker of things...

Objects with Meaning #21 – Birthday nail varnish

This is a part of a series of photos of objects that have meaning to me. Want to know a little more about the origin of this project? Have a read here. Fellow magpies, what objects have meaning for you? … Continue reading

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Weekend work in progress: paper hands

Some paper hands for an animation I am making for a documentary. Like what you see? I also make art. You can things with my designs on at my shop here. Could even treat yourself if you wanted to. Just … Continue reading

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More stuff on Lionel Shriver

I wrote a blog a few weeks ago about Lionel Shriver and her objection to the new diversity policy of Random House. Quite a few other more well read people than me also wrote about it, and came to similar … Continue reading

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Objects with Meaning #20 – Glam headband

This is a part of a series of photos of objects that have meaning to me. I’ve still never worn it, 7 years later. Want to know a little more about the origin of this project? Have a read here. … Continue reading

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Objects with Meaning #19 – Birthday Card

This is a part of a series of photos of objects that have meaning to me. Want to know a little more about the origin of this project? Have a read here. Fellow magpies, what objects have meaning for you? … Continue reading

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Weekend work in progress

I’ve been working on an animation for my documentary that involves some figures playing poker. Here’s a quick peek at one of the work in progress images. I planned for the hands to be more of a mint green but … Continue reading

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Objects with Meaning #18 – Birthday Pen

This is a part of a series of photos of objects that have meaning to me. Want to know a little more about the origin of this project? Have a read here. Fellow magpies, what objects have meaning for you? … Continue reading

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