The Two of Wands

As more blogs pop up daily sharing our globes, we continue to enjoy the various stories they bring. Never did we expect to see ourselves in The Tarot Room but what a lovely entry it is…

SO.. on this Monday afternoon we give you the Two of Wands… which serves as a reminder to look at the big picture and to figure out what it is that really matters in your life. To fresh starts and taking action… and when you are ready you’ll need that globe to help map out your course 😉

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To see the video mentioned click here.

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Lost in Translation :: Japanese to English :: A Poem

A Japanese blog called Ach & Pfui posted a little write up about Pete and Bellerby & Co which translates online as below. Are they really calling Peter an old man? Will have to get a second opinion…

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Something for the kids..

We found this cute lesson plan yesterday on Teaching Ideas based around US. We love the idea of children aged 5 – 11 making up imaginary conversations with Peter and writing his biography. Someone needs to actually do this and show us what ideas and artwork the kids would produce!

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The Globemaker Vimeo Spreads Around The World!

Since Vimeo kindly chose us as a Staff Pick and put us on their front page (as well as tweeting their 121,855 followers gasp) the video Peter Bellerby – The Globemaker has spread far and wide. We are up to 35,500 views!! We are humbled by the response and positive feedback.

The short film has been shared on twitter over 100 times. It has been written about by Huh. MagazineDevour.comThe Worlds Best EverThosewhomake.com, South Africa’s Cherry FlavaThe Documentary NetworkMental FlossArtnau, Little Green Footballs,
Curiosités de Titam (for our French readers), and the brilliantly named Socks on an Octopus in New York to name a few. Wahhay.

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Dubbed! Il Fascino Peculiare Dei Mappamondi

We had a little visit at the studio from RSI La 1 and the great Head of Map Collections – Peter Barber from The British Library – to talk about what they dubbed…. the peculiar charm of globes.

Click to watch us on Swiss-Italian TV!

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