Driving home a point on the bookshelf

In this photographic series called “Mini Jigsaws”, I select a small number of pieces from a puzzle just completed and re-assemble them. The aim is to distill something of the experience thrown up by this particular puzzle. Is there anything today that did not originate in knowledge written in old books?

Will there be a time again where written knowledge becomes unnecessary?

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Piecing together the world map

Russia didn’t look like it would fit. Too many pieces, not enough space. I’ve discovered that life works better if I don’t put African countries into Central Siberia.

It’s a great puzzle. The pieces are small. Much of the writing requires two sets of glasses perched on top of each other. The colour palette is very limited. I don’t know if it is old, or just designed to look old.

Yet, there is plenty of …

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