Crazy horses

Pity the poor columnist or underpaid hack, scraping a living stringing words together, who gets lobbed a googly from left field, to mix sporting metaphors, when he or she least expects it. Take this column, for example, as I discussed with the Computer Arts senior editor what I should be writing about this issue. Something probing and insightful about Japanese design, or comparing and contrasting the various attributes of the interfaces of Apple Aperture and Adobe Lightroom, perhaps?

"Horses," he said. Excuse me? "It has been suggested that horses might be a popular illustrative theme in 2006, so your take on this might be interesting." Okay, horses it is.

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