20/20 Vision

20/20 vision: would you believe it?

What a miracle! Having struggled with short sight most my life, I was mortified by having to wear specs as a child – long before glasses became a fashion item even for children and when glasses were a source of shame and even ridicule. Soft lenses were a great relief and corrected the sight although it always seemed cruel that after the age of 40 or so I when wearing lenses I was becoming longsighted! Continue reading 20/20 Vision

Marion: What’s in a Name?

I didn’t know until recently that Marion is really a boy’s name (apparently). John Wayne was really called Marion, but sensibly changed it for the more manly John.

There is a font called Marion, according to my fonts.com ‘Marion is a transitional font designed to be somewhat Century Schoolbookish with hammer-like attributes and french curve construction’. So now we know. It looked to me quite pleasant and ordinary… Continue reading Marion: What’s in a Name?