WALLPAPER: Christmas 2013

Vijay Shah To welcome in the Christmas festive season, I have produced the latest in the series of the Half-Eaten Mind’s wallpapers to mark major festivals. This time round we have created a picture uniquely for the blog at Christmas, thanks to my newly-learned skills at graphical design. The new wallpaper draws on a traditional British/US/northern European interpretation of Xmas celebration, with an emphasis on the darling of kids (and some adults) everywhere, Santa Claus, and of course, lots of snowflakes and a really cool Christmas tree. Here in London, the festive season has already kicked off, with co-workers in … Continue reading WALLPAPER: Christmas 2013

WALLPAPER: Diwali 2013/2070

Vijay Shah (writing/editing/images) Anjali Shah (images/contribution) To celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, this coming November, the Half-Eaten Mind is unveiling not one, but two special created images to celebrate the festive season – one produced by me and the other made by my youngest sister Anjali, who very much initiated me into the hallowed ways of online image design. With just over a week left until the big day to go, we spent last night simultaneously working on these commemorative images using our old favourite, piZap. There was plenty of coordination and correspondence via email and Twitter. Because … Continue reading WALLPAPER: Diwali 2013/2070

ANNOUNCEMENT: Wallpaper – HalfEatenMind rings in the New Year 2013

By Vijay Shah Here at the Half-Eaten Mind, I hope you have all had a smashing Christmas, enjoyed the Queen’s speech and that hour-long episode of EastEnders where Derek Branning dies from a heart attack (not presumably from eating too much Paxo turkey stuffing). It is a great occasion to spend with family and friends, as I did yesterday. I spent Christmas Day at my sister’s in-laws’ bungalow near Seven Kings enjoying a meal of fresh turkey and chicken with a generous helping of gravy, vegetables and even baked beans. That certainly was a new take on the traditional Xmas … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: Wallpaper – HalfEatenMind rings in the New Year 2013