Apparently I write like…

From the popular online game thing, via Joe Hill, Warren Ellis and others… I put in the opening of my current work and I got this back: I write like James Joyce I Write Like. Analyze your writing! Well, um… okay… I did think Joe Hill’s result was funny Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

In ‘Art of the Brick,’ Nathan Sawaya Works With Lego – NYTimes.com

Fascinating and in-depth review of a Lego art exhibition in New York. Best lines: “In its pure form… the Lego block is at once the least technological toy around. But in another way, it is also one of the most technological, technological in the original sense of the word, alluding to craft and mastery — ...

At school, we may use this for a project… — from instagram

At school, we may use this for a project…. Bilden är tagen med Instagram. Se fler! Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

BBC News – How did stevia get mainstream?

I admit I’m a convert — been using Stevia in my coffee for over a year now. This UK article traces its rise over there, looking at cost and quality and comparing to artificial sweeteners. via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

John Green tell it how it really is for an author

Yes, even a successful one. It’s not a solo game. He makes great videos, Mr Green, and really explains how the publishing industry actually works, and how much collaboration it truly takes to produce a successful career. Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

BBC News – What can we learn from children’s writing?

An interesting take on a word analysis of a massive UK writing competition for kids — what are they writing about, what words are they using and what topics interest them? A varied look at kids writing, wonder how it matches up to Australian kids? via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

We’re all moved in now…

The moving process has finally finished, and we’re all in our new place. Finally ours. As I regularly tell Will, no one can “kick us out” anymore, it’s all ours. Of course, half the house is still boxes… there’s a whole range of unpacking and arranging left to do. And we don’t have Internet at ...

Fascinating colour film footage from 1927…

A window into the past — London, 1927: “Time machines exist: we call them movies”. From Joe Hill, via Neil Gaiman. Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

The trials and excitement of house moving

We have a new house — and yes, this time we own it. This is a big thing for me, and for my wife and family, and naturally we’re very happy about it. First of all though is the little matter of moving house! It’s only a very small move in terms of distance, but ...

The Paradox of the Proof | Project Wordsworth

Unusual story about the world of mathematical proofs, and a reclusive mathematician who might have solved a famous problem, if only he would explain the proof properly to anyone!  via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...
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