venice beach

Alif the Unseen (review)

December 2nd, 2012 by alephnaught

Alif the Unseen (review)

Title: Alif the Unseen Author: G. Willow Wilson Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Grove Press; First Edition edition (June 19, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0802120202 ISBN-13: 978-0802120205 I found this book while browsing at Small World Books on the boardwalk in Venice Beach. The book starts with an old man who has enslaved a jinn to […]

My first iOS 6 / iPhone 5 panorama photo (Venice Beach, Malibu)

November 11th, 2012 by alephnaught

My first iOS 6 / iPhone 5 panorama photo (Venice Beach, Malibu)

We went to Venice Beach to check out a flea market, then went back to Malibu to have dinner at the Reel Inn, which is the best inexpensive seafood place we’ve found in the LA area. I decided to try the panorama feature of the new camera app – I think it worked well (it […]

Photos, Palm Desert and Venice Beach

March 19th, 2012 by alephnaught

Photos, Palm Desert and Venice Beach

Some pictures I took over the last three weeks from Palm Desert and Venice Beach. Translate

July 31st, 2008 by alephnaught

Venice Beach and Santa Monica

Nathan arrived last night, and today I figured we’d do a touristy, California kind of thing – the Venice Beach boardwalk. And it was pretty fun. The sun was bright and the weather was good, and the people were out in force. At one point we were stopped by nurses trying to sell us medical […]

June 14th, 2008 by alephnaught

Venice Beach

We decided to take the dog down to Venice Beach – it was hitting over 90 degrees in the Valley and it was only in the mid 70s at the water front, and we’d heard that Venice Beach was still a hippie holdover from the ’60s. I liked it. We walked perhaps a quarter of […]