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Three Times Cafe Beaubourg

Morning after?

Morning after?

The City Daily Photo theme for March is “Cafe Chairs”. In addition to yesterday’s Auckland shot, these images hark back to an all too brief visit to Paris last year.

All three photos were taken on early morning sorties, and only later did I realise that obviously I had a bias for the furniture (and people) at the Cafe Beaubourg in the Rue Saint Merri, next to the Centre Pompidou.…

How to Draw a Circle

How to Draw a Circle

How to Draw a Circle

Painters getting ready for some circular art work near the New Lynn Railway Station.

“A circle is the locus of all points equidistant from a central point.” …

More Mathematics

I have started ‘collecting’ corner shops. Shortly after I had taken a picture of this, the Croydon Dairy, the painters appeared, decking it out in a new livery, promoting mathematics big time. Had to do a re-shoot, of course (and change the title).…

Geometry in Te Atatu

Möbius Gate

Möbius Gate

This Möbius Gate (2002) by John Lyall plays with the Möbius strip known to all of us from childhood days. It is found at Te Atatu Peninsula’s Jack Pringle Park (map).

Since the Möbius strip has only one side, but all known construction materials are two-sided, something has to give…

Read more about the Möbius strip.…

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