Monthly Archives: April 2011

Happy birth/deathday, Mr. Shakespeare!

I suspect I should probably be more patriotic and prioritise St. George today rather than the bard. I do indeed send you all saintly greetings and wish you no harm from dragons in England’s green and pleasant lands but Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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Bookshelf porn

This is arguably the best website for bibliophiles if they’re feeling a little glum or are thinking about interior decoration or, tbh,if you simply want a little literary stimulation: http://bookshelfporn.com/ It’s a moment of joy in your day to browse … Continue reading

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3. Hands

The small girl bounced along the pavement, holding her father’s hand and incessantly babbling a monologue on the subject of sweets. The latter was a forceful expression of her preferences for¬†“spongey” sweets with the only¬†deviation being a disapprobation of her … Continue reading

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Shakespeare makes you clever: it’s official.

Shakespeare rocks and he makes you brainy. Well, I’m happy to credit him for making me a genius… http://bigthink.com/ideas/37731

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Taking procrastination to the next level?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFnuP9niRUg&feature=player_embedded An amazing video for those who love their bookshelves. thewritingwoman

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The Bank of Facebook: Currency, Identity, Reputation (via emergent by design)

A really interesting exploration of the future of Facebook (found via Tim Harford on Twitter). How will Facebook and the global economy interact in the future? There has been much speculation recently about the role Facebook Credits could play in … Continue reading

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2. A Sense of Guilt

“Frances, have you got any change? I want to get the paper.” “My purse is on the kitchen table. There should be some cash in there”. David scrabbled for change, grabbing at an approximate amount which he thought would suffice … Continue reading

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