“Coltrane was always concerned with blazing ahead, one popular line of reasoning goes; he didn’t place much value into what he left behind him.”
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Lime and Clay under a Microscope

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Since I’ve been immersed in working with natural binders on our earthbag-cellar journey I’ve been in awe of and thinking a lot about the natural binders lime and clay.

Yesterday this image of chalk under an electron microscope appeared in my twitter feed and took my breath away:

I then searched for and found this image of clay under an electron microscope:

The rich geomtery of these water-loving natural materials seems to explain their amazing binding qualities.

It seems that the lime particle (chalk) is approximately three times larger than the clay particle!

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Nick Cave – Distant Sky

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“They told us our gods would outlive us, but they lied … this is not for our eyes”

… feeling tired … the deep kind …

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Julie Gautier: AMA

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Living Structure in Japanese Katana

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