Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Twit Archive 11-20 May 2011


Below the fold, Syria, Libya, Afghanistan tweets.

Also concrete ships, yesterday and today.

Louis Oppenheim’s First World War German propaganda posters, and typefaces.

Pre James Bond, WW1 U-boat salvage and repair ship SMS Vulkan.

Above, art by Frank R Paul, from Golden Age Comic Book Stories.



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
"17 people were killed including a 10-year-old boy" #Syria Reading as my own 10 year old sits with me. old http://bit.ly/l05a8a @CBSNews

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CBSNews CBS News

Syrian troops fire onto protesters, 17 killed; Obama speech called "incitement" to violence http://bit.ly/l05a8a

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acarvin Andy Carvin

Oh, to be a fly on that wall. #awkward RT @avimayer: NRG: #Netanyahu has arrived at #WH; meeting with #Obama has begun. #Israel

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Wow, pure genius. RT @attackerman WE CLONED BIN LADEN http://bit.ly/iQ5iUd this kind of conspiracy theory actually makes us look more badass

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Many thanks @normblog for the #ff

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

One leads to another: U-boats and typefaces by Louis Oppenheim http://bit.ly/jzPFUd and http://new.myfonts.com/search/louis+oppenheim/fonts/

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
MT @MajGenLorimer RAF Tornados hit 2 corvettes in harbour & facility making fast inflatable boats #Tripoli #Libya AP: http://dlvr.it/SLjp5

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Pre James Bond, WW1 U-boat salvage and repair ship SMS Vulkan: http://www.flickr.com/photos/39245032@N08/5395913937/

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Pic in post: that Capa snap http://bit.ly/mFlbn http://bit.ly/QEvdU RT @poumista1937 Today in 1937: George Orwell shot http://wp.me/pgCTE-rC

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Found good WW1 U-Boat pix on Dirk Bruin's Flickr, also other good stuff, whale rescue & air defence listening trumpets: http://bit.ly/mzb0Hf

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Blog post, how "Matchbox" models are made, toys and globalisation, #London and #China, art by M Sasek http://bit.ly/lp14Z6

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Need to draw a FIRST World War German submarine - online images found so far are small and blurry. Can anyone point me the right direction?

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normblog Norman Geras

Mick Hartley has countdown to May 24 links. No need to explain May 24, right? http://bit.ly/jXP7wP

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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon

The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/fqxgxu Top stories today via @smatheson_green @michaelezra @littleatoms @harpymarx

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Grads hit #Zintan #Libya MT @NewsInLibya Gadafi forces shell rebel mountain stronghold: Associated Press, 19 May 2011 http://dlvr.it/SFByx

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Animator Michael Sporn's blog has focused on Disney's Cinderella since last week - working sketches, ref photos & more: http://bit.ly/jKFUq0

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

From Your Friend in the North @yfitnblog - paramilitary mural painters make an unwelcome return to Belfast http://bit.ly/kvOTZ5

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
"..humbled by bravery of so many Libyan people" MT @foreignoffice To #Benghazi: David Clay writes on returning to #Libya http://ow.ly/4X9LQ

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
@fpinternational Or Torchy the Battery Boy?

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
@citizen_sane Lucky you, a day ahead. I've spent most of May thinking it's March.

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MSF_USA Doctors w/o Borders

#MSF: Supporting Intensive Care in Zintan, #Libya http://bit.ly/iKogYK

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Just what the day needed: RT @50WattsDotCom Remade 2 posts of vintage Japanese graphic design http://bit.ly/k3NRZChttp://bit.ly/mTOGgz

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
@punkyscudmonkey It gave me a weird sort of flashback to when I first saw a teaser for The Phantom Menace. High adventure made utterly banal

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Royal Navy missing its Nimrods in #Libya ? RT @Galrahn Bottom line, Royal Navy can't do littoral warfare without the US informationdissemination.net/2011/05/enable…

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modernityblog modernity blog

Mercs, R2, Blackwater And The UAE. http://wp.me/p4XPG-3l3

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
"There are 2 armies now" WPost MT @humanprovince Battle on #Lebanon #Syria border - broader implications of Syrian revolt http://me.lt/7X7kq

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abumuqawama Andrew Exum

I've posted the observations of an American student at AUB who witnessed yesterday's events: http://bit.ly/m9ByJF @humanprovince


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Telegraph report RT @Dima_Khatib Syria: mass grave found in Dera'a http://ow.ly/4VKQ9 #syria #mar15

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Silent still shadow images of wireless dancing: RT @ArchiveAtBBC View pictures of Fred Astaire at the BBC in the 1940s http://bbc.in/jXWa9R

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
On Lebanon-Israel border protest deaths, @humanprovince pushes back against @abumuqawama &c. comments http://bit.ly/mJQ4aF via @abuaardvark

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
First para last line out of date before 'twas even published. Should I read to end? MT @abuaardvark ICG on Libya 13 May http://bit.ly/lUGwnJ

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
RT @washingtonpost Sister of detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says he’s been allowed first family visit in 43 days http://wapo.st/lbj8ic

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AbasDaiyar Abbas Daiyar

Fearing power vacuum, Russia cosies up to #Afghanistan | Reuters http://reut.rs/iQqoDn

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Nice bit of drawing - Napoleon III caricature by Henri Demare - V&A http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O1029453/print-le-blagorama/

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
@michaelezra But navel gazing is WHY Tracey Emin is part of the establishment - looks cutting edge, but doesn't challenge the SYSTEM, man!

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CharleyParkerLC Charley Parker

Mattias Adolfsson's wonderfully whimsical drawings and illos collected in new book. New Lines and Colors post: http://is.gd/lhfLha

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kevin_gendreau Kevin Gendreau

Muppet Mondays: "The Wizard of Id" pilot. http://bit.ly/iJbEg2 #muppets

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RawyaRageh Rawya Rageh

It was very, very interesting to see that goon alternate between using the words 'state security' and 'national security agency' #Egypt

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Tell me something I don't know.. RT @RogerHighfield This might come as a shock, but everything you think is wrong http://bit.ly/mKQ6nx

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Russian talking fish and a terrific monster in a short by Robert Saakayantz on Fantastic Animation http://bit.ly/iTccZb an @AeronAlfrey blog

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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon

The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/fqxgxu Top stories today via @poshdavecameron @modernityblog @libcon @jenlipman

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Cameraman Daniel Demoustier ITV to #Libya youth MT @emmagable "you can run country much better than f*** Col G." http://youtu.be/YHuTr7hH3Rk

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

In the Weimar Art blog archiv by @kraftgenie - Gerda Taro http://bit.ly/k2pjHZ more by NPPA http://bit.ly/kURpjK & PBBI http://bit.ly/li6epI

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

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BBCAndyNorth andy north

on drive in to tripoli, petrol queues in every town we pass thru, some three cars wide, stretching several blocks and petrol stations closed

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Eerie photo, trees covered in spider webs, flooded area Pakistan, December 2010 http://mickhartley.typepad.com/blog/2011/05/spider-tree.html

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bengidley Ben Gidley

"Cute" things that 3 yr olds do: spending hours diligently "cleaning" his bike before I realise what he is cleaning it with is... glue

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Another government doesn't get Machiavelli on mercenaries: RT @abuaardvark Blackwater Founder Forms Secret Army for UAE http://is.gd/5oKbC4

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
MT @modernityblog HRW: Ai Weiwei & #China’s assault on truth - voices support for human rights, kidnaps dissidents http://bit.ly/kU0C4V

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

- continued from previous tweet, another blog by artist Sergio Aquindo, this one of art by others he likes: http://troesmas.blogspot.com/

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Sergio Aquindo's blogs: illustration http://sergioaquindo.blogspot.com/ etchings, photos, sketches http://minameisdanger.blogspot.com/ more-

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
But Dayton's a grim model MT @NickKristof Richard Holbrooke critique of Obama Af-Pak positions, from beyond the grave: http://nyti.ms/lQP29z

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Conspiracism "violates a central tenet of enlightened libertarianism.. that government is stupid" - Lester Hunt http://bit.ly/lzQxs7

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Cranks - right wing US site antiwar.com takes its headlines from Gadafi propaganda on Libyan state TV: http://dlvr.it/RfKyW via @NewsInLibya

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

'Bahrain’s Pearl Statue is gone, but it remains an icon of democracy' by Philip Kennicott @washingtonpost - washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/styl…

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shadihamid Shadi Hamid

When analysts say an Arab regime is likely to survive, it means there's a good chance the regime is about to fall #Syria

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Gadafi forces' munitions abandoned by #Misrata airport #Libya, report by @cjchivers NY Times - http://bit.ly/kYi2Sm

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Many thanks to @PeterTarlan @bengidley @martinmargins for #ff - looking forward to going through your other recommendations!

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Reading Heinrich Böll's 'Irish Journal', I keep hearing Werner Herzog's voice in my head. Poverty, emigration, rain, time, tea, and drink.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
MT @AnorakMagazine Simply disgusting! Wandsworth council @wandbc charge children to use playground gu.com/p/2p3my/tw (via @KidsIndustries)

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
RT @bengidley The UK continues to detain children, a year after the Coalition's pledge to end it opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/sim…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Thanks for the #ff @bobfrombrockley - following some of your other recommendations now.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
From AP: RT @ShababLibya Pressure mounts on Gadhafi within Libya's capital http://goo.gl/HPrCk #Libya #Feb17 #gaddaficrimes

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
@ThinkStrat . . and when you said even with NFZ rebels would be defeated by the end of April . .

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Y'mean when y'told us NFZ wouldn't happen? MT @ThinkStrat Almost 2 months since Libya.. began; do I get to do the 'I told you so!' song yet?

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abuaardvark Marc Lynch

RT @steven_metz: Libya today is as if the Coalition supported the Iraq Shiite uprising in 1991. Things would have been better if it had.

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hurryupharry Hurryupharry

Transport Police charge man for ‘bill posting’ gay-free zone stickers: Rainbow Hamlets asks CPS to review charge... http://bit.ly/l36IsG

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MaxDunbar1 Max Dunbar

@hurryupharry has thorough background on Uganda gay murder bill. US has indicated it will cut off aid if bill is passed j.mp/j50kU3

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Mann_Naseh Naseh

Karzai's Brother Regrets Backing #Karzai in Presidential Campaign tolonews.com/en/afghanistan… via @AddThis #Afghanistan #Corruption #Taliban


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
Photographer Martin Munkácsi, from Kolozsvar to Long Island via Potsdam - blog post by @kraftgenie at Weimar Art: http://bit.ly/mK21IC

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
MT @cjchivers The NYT Update: Rebels Sieze Airport in #Misrata - just went live. With background on tactics.. http://tumblr.com/x1q2h84931

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Going to see @Johndogsongs and others - open mic tonight 20:30 - 23:30 @T-Bird, 32 Blackstock Road, London - Finsbury Park tube

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

#Libya - Misrata airport liberated CNN http://bit.ly/j2Tp6f via @enduringamerica live blog http://bit.ly/mAoVgx

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

I love this Frank R Paul painting at Golden Age Comic Stories blog: http://goldenagecomicbookstories.blogspot.com/2011/05/blog-post_09.html

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