Category Archives: Chinese Labyrinths

Tiptoe tentatively into tessellated 2017

HURRAH!  2017 is the first tessellatable year since 2011, either on the square or on the triangular lattice. To start with the last but best image I’ve found: This shows symmetry axes and six supertiles of Trefoil Lattice Labyrinth (41,7), … Continue reading

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Thanks for the MathsJam Conference 2016 at Yarnfield Park near Stone, Staffordshire

I’ve only just discovered MathsJam, which may be meeting at a pub near you on the last but one Tuesday of each month, with Tuesday 13th.December 2016 a pre-Christmas exception. Here’s the MathsJam twitter site and a list of cities … Continue reading

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A Tessellation in the Wirksworth Festival Art and Architecture Trail, 10,11 September 2016

The 2016 Wirksworth Festival, Derbyshire, UK, begins on Saturday 10th. September with the pioneering and now widely-famed Art and Architecture Trail which takes you from surprise to surprise, in and out of gardens, up and down the ancient hillside town … Continue reading

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May the Fourth be with You … Lattice Labyrinth Tessellations for Star Wars Day 5,4 … May the 4th be with us

My aged ears recently overheard  “May the Force be with You” as “May the Fourth be with You”. A quick Google© confirms that this is not an original discovery but is disparaged as an “obvious” pun. Nevertheless and therefore 4th. … Continue reading

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Fibonacci puts the Pee in Pisa – Light Relief for the Also-wrangled

Etiam mingens mathematicae memini! As you probably know only too well, in a Fibonacci Sequence of numbers, each successive term is the sum of the two preceding terms, so all you need to do to start it off is specify … 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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Eine kleine Mathmusik : From Lattice Labyrinths via √-1 to Pythagorean Triples

Since starting this blog I have made a point of “following” twitter accounts maintained by passionate mathematics teachers and many have paid me the complement of following me in return. It is time I thanked them/you for this complement by … 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 Lattice Labyrinth for Gwangbokjeol – Independence Day of Korea 광복절

By a fortunate coincidence, I’m presenting my lattice Labyrinths paper at Bridges Seoul 2014  on August 15th., which is Gwangbokjeol, 광복절  , the day in which the Republic of Korea (South Korea) celebrates independence from Japan. This generates the separation parameter … Continue reading

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St Paul’s Square gets a Repave

Visitors to St.Pauls’ Cathedral are in danger of being led off the straight onto bent and narrow paths, courtesy of a quick design sketch by Michael Mitchell, currently at the Welsh School of Architecture, University of Cardiff. There’s scarcely enough … Continue reading

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