By way of efficiency comes decline

There are a few more jigsaws on tables around the world than might normally be the case. Some people are rediscovering why they gave them up in the first place. Some people might be realising there’s more to this than meets the eye. Visual acuity is a term for clarity of vision. For clarity, weContinue reading “By way of efficiency comes decline”

Disconnections

It’s been a long time between jigsaws. Well, only a couple of years, but it feels like a long time. Something was definitely missing. I could feel it. I would randomly search for a spot where I could permanently set up a board, and fail time and time again. There were too many other thingsContinue reading “Disconnections”

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?