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Category Archives: Life
As I mentioned earlier on the Forbidden Planet Blog, the hosts of the Belgian pavillion at the current World Expo in Shanghai, China are the Smurfs. My wife and her brother recently had the opportunity to visit the Expo, and … Continue reading
The city of Lille, in the North of France, seems to be known for its pastries, chocolate and generally all things sweet. They even make chocolate masks of your favorite comic characters. And there not that expensive, either.
Hey, look who’s reading the funnies in this ad by Al Dorne ! That’d probably be different in my house… (thanks to Leif Peng, who also collected some fab Al Dorne narrative ads in his Al Dorne Flickr set)
Where I work, pixel avatars for all employees feature quite prominently in all corporate communication. And since one of my colleagues seems to look a lot like Tintin (and has a similar sounding name as well), our pixel wizard made … Continue reading
Today is my dear sister’s 40th birthday, and this M.S. Corley illustration is especially for her. Even as you grow up, don’t lose track of the child in you… (Calvin & Hobbes © 2009 uclick, LLC)
It is starting again. Beware…
Near the place where I work, I’ve seen this parked quite often. There’s no sign of any company or business on it, just a frame from a Peanuts strip. I like accidentally bumping into comics along my daily walks, even … Continue reading
Joe announces the death of Tony Hart. At first, the foto didn’t ring a bell, but then I read, “Viewers’ Gallery”, and I thought, Vision On ! This must have been the first programme I ever watched in English … Continue reading