Repossessed to skate – Session 40

Repossessed to skate is the name I’ve given my activity of learning and practising how to skate (again), specifically in the context of ongoing sessions at local skateparks. I’m relearning how to skate so I can show my kids how to skate. Repossessed to skate is about having fun, learning new-old tricks that interest me and persevering. Session description Once again the ramp was in poor condition due to overnight rain. The ramp required extensive squeegee and towel work to clear water from the flat area of the ramp. Slippery surface.…

Repossessed to skate – Session 39

Repossessed to skate is the name I’ve given my activity of learning and practising how to skate (again), specifically in the context of ongoing sessions at local skateparks. I’m relearning how to skate so I can show my kids how to skate. Repossessed to skate is about having fun, learning new-old tricks that interest me and persevering. Session description Due to overnight rain the ramp was in poor condition and required extensive squeegee and towel work to clear water from the flat area of the ramp. Slippery surface. Cautious fakies under…

Telstra payphones to become Wi-Fi hotspots

Payphones have been suffering a slow death thanks to the rise of smartphones and mobile internet services. Where almost 40,000 boxes were in operation in 2009, less than 30,000 were still in use in 2013 with Telstra running 18,000 in 2014. Telstra will roll out 500,000 Wi-Fi hotspots around Australia by mid-2015 by converting shops, customers and part of its ageing payphone network to include wireless broadband connections.

Repossessed to skate – Session 38

Repossessed to skate is the name I’ve given my activity of learning and practising how to skate (again), specifically in the context of ongoing sessions at local skateparks. I’m relearning how to skate so I can show my kids how to skate. Repossessed to skate is about having fun, learning new-old tricks that interest me and persevering. Session description The ramp was in good condition and only required a slight squeegee to clear water from the the flat area of the ramp. My new setup with Bones Reds Bearing and Spitfire…

Advertising – Ubiquitous profile and minimal design

The ubiquitous profile of the bottle from this soft drink brand allows for minimal design to promote it’s latest offering. This roller-poster advertising fixture at a local train station featured a black stencil-like overlay of the soft drink bottle and pursed lips with a constantly changing coloured poster underneath. The changing poster fave the effect of pursed lips, a love heart and partially filled bottle.

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