Typewriters

Beware the Thing in Your Pocket

Nick Abbot | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Tech
Nick Abbot

Mental arithmetic has gone the way of the typewriter - no one uses it any more. The reason is simple: electronic calculators. The person who works behind the counter has no need of mental arithmetic because the till does it for them. They don't need to add up and so they can't do it any more.

Dead Man Remembered With Sculpture Made From Typewriters

Posted 20.03.2013 | Home

As tributes to lost loved ones go, it’s unconventional. But when Jeremy Mayer – an artist who specialises in taking apart old typewriters and t...

Jokes Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Welcome to the end of the week that was. The week that America celebrated Thanksgiving, and a few people in the Church of England celebrated the vote ...

Matt Roper is Seeking Inspiration

Matt Roper | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Matt Roper

I haven't written a single word in the last six weeks, apart from throwing bits and pieces onto a song I started writing in June. Terrible business, when I think about it.

Drawing... With A Typewriter?!

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Sullivan | Posted 25.04.2012 | Home

As romantic as the idea of working on a typewriter now seems, in reality they're rather clunky and temperamental things. Writing with one would probab...

Art That Can’t Be Typecast

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Sullivan | Posted 23.04.2012 | Home

Old, defunct typewriters may not be much use to us in today’s world of word processing, but for California based sculptor and illustrator Jeremy May...