Category Archives: Birthday labyrinths

Pythagorean Pairs of Pairs…and the Occasional Triplet of Pairs

Here are small parts of two Serpentine Lattice Labyrinth tessellations. Though these two patterns look very different and the arrays of superlattice points (which we can take to be marked by the black squares) and symmetry axes are at different … Continue reading

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Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss – ein Geburtstagsgruß – A Birthday Tessellation for April 30th.

According to Wikepedia, Chapter m Verse n among the mathematical achievements of Carl Friedrich Gauss was the calculation of his own birthdate, by a process akin to calculating the date of Easter for a given year, which process many of … Continue reading

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ELAUCTION DAY 2015 – A Tessellation for the UK National Elections 7th. May 2015.

May 7th. 2015 is Polling Day, when some of us UK electors turn out to vote for our new PARISH COUNCIL members as well as for other Local Government representatives – and, oh yes, for MP’s , national Members of Parliament, too … Continue reading

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Lattice Labyrinth Tilings and Pavings: An Image Gallery

The thumbnailed gallery below is a handy summary of images included in the various posts of the Lattice Labyrinths blog and has now been copied as a page of the blog. In the course of time that page will tend … Continue reading

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Burns Night 2015. Single Malts, Tessellated Tartans and a Hexed Honeycomb for the Bard

Aberlour, Ben Nevis, Glen Moray, Jura, The Macallan, Monkey Shoulder – where’s the Laphroaig? One in fifteen guests brought a bottle of single malt whisky  to my latest decadal birthday party. And tomorrow the 25th of January is Burns Night, … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Snowflake

Apologies for peppering you with blog posts, but here, posted on New Year’s Eve, is an even more attractive Christmas Day tessellation, Trefoil Lattice Labyrinth (25,12) in suitably icy colours. The background is Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales, seen … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Celebrated Chinese Style and a Message in Portuguese

Tradition determines what I’m allowed to do on Christmas Day and Boxing Day and more traditions will kick in on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, but during the four precious days of holiday between there is a sense … Continue reading

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A Birthday Tessellation for Radio Derby’s tireless Jacqui White

Jacqui was so eager  to be born that she chose a date, June 18th, made up not only of two EVEN numbers but of two numbers also divisible by 3, (18,6). Though the latter divisor means that a Honeycomb Lattice … Continue reading

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A Birthday Labyrinth for BBC Radio Derby, Hurrarch for March 18th.

As an occasional “Loudmouth” on  Sally Pepper’s BBC Radio Derby morning show, it’s time I put my tessellation where my loudmouth is, so here is a design for Sally and for everyone else born on 18th. March, Honeycomb Lattice Labyrinth … Continue reading

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