wynfrith hat auf deine Bilderserie geantwortet“You may remember that I made a quick review of Caran d’Ache Alchemix…”

I thought you liked and used the 849 as your carry pen? Also over the long term a fountain pen with a converter and bottled ink will cost less. It is not disposable, bottled ink versus ballpoint refills ounce to ounce is no question of which is cheaper, plenty of inexpensive fountain pens that work well, and can customize to what ink and nib you prefer. Just a thought.

I like my old 849 like I like an old Mercedes 200 (123) – it’s a workhorse. But recent ones are not as well made, and honestly I’ve been dissapointed by a lot of recent Caran d’Ache products (the worse was the Alchemix…). But the Goliath ink cartridge is not up to date compared to the competition. What was still state of the art at the beginning of the naughties is feeling like a gritty Bic Cristal now, when you have so many inkgel, rollerball, pressured cartridges, etc. available. I really like both my Kaküno and Pluminix from Pilot, but they are not efficient writing tool when I’m outside, and certainly not GMP-approved.

wynfrith hat auf dein Foto geantwortet“@wynfrith I’m stuck with Windows 7 at work, and i have a brief…”

Mac Mini is what I want! How is it?

You’ll have to wait about a week to have a serious answer. I have it only for three days, and I only found the correct screen adaptator yesterday, and I’m working almost non stop till monday, when I’ll have the time to really play with it. I have three goals for it : scanning my old negatives, make another dropbox point and video editing (my current computer is driving me crazy). But the first impression is very good, it’s quite fast and it’s not as frustrating as iOS to use. (Note à mes lecteurs francophones : un point bonus pour vous si vous être capable de me dire pourquoi j’ai choisi Cayenne de Parabellum pour illustrer  cet article).



entrapercu hat auf dein Video geantwortet:

Etienne Daho – En surface. That could be my hymn…

Je crois que je préfère la version avec Dominique A. En tout cas, une pépite de la catégorie “Sur la piste de “Je me chercherai un dieu pour tout me pardonner”“.

J’aime beaucoup la fragilité qu’apporte les petits trémolos de Dominique A, mais je reste un peu froid sur l’orchestration.


unsisypheheureux hat auf dein Foto geantwortet“October has came really early this year, and my walks to work are…”

J’ai reconnu Caryl Ferey, on a dû écouter le même…

Heureusement qu’il y avait Patti Smith à la fin pour sauver l’émission. 

J’ai par ailleurs découvert que je pouvais systématiquement avancer durant L’Encyclopédie pratique, le segment radiophonique qui donne le cancer.





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Deux traits sécurité!