Category Archives: Everyday thoughts

World Book Day and resolutions

Happy World Book Day! It’s always lovely to be reminded of the joy of books and I’ll take any excuse to celebrate them so days like this are perfect. This World Book Day also heralds the beginning of a bookish … Continue reading

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The Sun on Sunday

A posting I could not resist which expresses what I imagine many have already noted about the new Sun on Sunday… I stayed up far too late last night and, as a result, this morning has not been characterised by … Continue reading

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Shamed into writing…

It seems I have been shamed into public postings again. I may have started blogging/posting/cyber self indulgence last year but I did not sustain a regular habit and quickly lapsed into privacy again. But now my partner has started the … Continue reading

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A VERY PUBLIC DEATH

I wrote but never published the piece below during the weekend of Amy Winehouse’s death. I cannot remember why I did not post it but re-reading it in the light of the responses to Whitney Houston’s death makes it seem … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding

Finally, the media chaos is calming. The headlines have returned to Libya and Syria; Facebook is moving on from inane, sexist comments about Pippa Middleton’s derrière and Twitter has slowed its circulation of the photo which looks like William got … 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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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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