Blog → Author: nik

All posts in cronological order.

Color Palette 2020

These are the brand colors I use on this site and elsewhere.

(an aside)

Human Proportions

As I was researching proportions of the human body I stumbled upon this interactive resource.

(a link)

Only One Dot Different

The similarities between Taiji Quan 太極拳 and Baji Quan 八極拳 explained by Master Adm Hsu – The Martial Man

(a link)

New Year’s Resolution 2020

My new year’s resolution for 2019 was learning to do the splits — as in drop down to the floor while keeping the legs extended.

(an aside)

2020, Almost

We’re an hour away from welcoming the new year and a new decade.

(an article)

Chill instead of Skill

Danny Veekens of The Find Magazine on the demise of music genres and the rise of moods and activities based music selection.

(a link)

Forging Class

Results of my first ever forging experience.

(a status)

Costa Rica 2017

While on a three months martial arts retreat, I had a few hours downtime each afternoon.

(an aside)

Imperfection

Nik makes a Japanese toolbox for trumpet mouthpieces

(a video)

Lunch break.

Leaning on a horse’s back, bedded on shavings.

(an image)

Waxed And Waiting

I’m aware this is “just another box”. Yet, I built it with my own hands.

(a status)