January 3, 2014
Happy New Year!
Plans are afoot for a slightly new direction for this blog (at another address), but we’ve not given up completely.
We think this may have done the rounds, so our apologies if it’s old hat. But just in case…
(and our thanks to RR for bringing this to our attention – congrats on the new little one!)
September 30, 2013
There’s no shortage of cats on the internet (do they have a catnet where they spend all day looking at pictures of humans?), but we were particularly taken with this one that has been made an “Assistant Librarian” in a Russian Library:
At the risk of being deluged by such things, let us know if you know of others.
Kiitos (thank you) to A for finding this for us.
July 4, 2013
Our Map Library now has a new set of Ordnance Survey Landranger maps that you can borrow. Here’s one view of why this “bio-optical knowledge recording and information dissemination system” is so great. But please don’t use ours as a handkerchief.
June 7, 2013
You’ll never watch a live musician playing drums in quite the same way:
May 30, 2013
Aerial photo images extracted from Google Maps have been pieced together to form images that look like complex Persian rug patterns.
March 29, 2013
We often find Lego things to post to TOTD from around the web, but this is more locally produced. A colleague has had one of their children creating an Easter ‘scene’ in a ‘basket’ and this was their contribution.
Jesus is on the cross with long hair, guards keep the crowds at bay, and the large coloured block to the right is the stone that hints of the resurrection to come.
No, we’re not entirely sure what Batman is doing there either!
Many thanks to our contributor and son!
Happy Easter to all our readers.
March 28, 2013
Many thanks for sending in this rather intriguing interview with Arthur C. Clarke from the 70s which is remarkably prescient: