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Write your own Doctor Who plot

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…

http://games.usvsth3m.com/drwho/

(and our thanks to RR for bringing this to our attention – congrats on the new little one!)

Dinovember

November 18, 2013

Our thanks to S for finding this gem:

https://medium.com/thoughts-on-creativity/6f4cb1886d41

Library cat assistant

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:

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/arts-and-lifestyle/2013/09/russian-library-just-hired-stray-cat-their-assistant-librarian/6941/

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.

Lego Librarians

August 2, 2013

All good fun?  Or a pandering to stereotypes?!

 

https://mrlibrarydude.wordpress.com/2013/07/24/image-public-perception-and-lego-librarians/

 

let us know.

 

a cymbal at 1000 frames per second

June 7, 2013

You’ll never watch a live musician playing drums in quite the same way:

http://www.musicademy.com/2013/06/cymbal-at-1000-frames-per-second/

Horrible History songs

June 6, 2013

This is why we’re think they’re great:

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2013-06-06/horrible-histories-5-brilliant-songs-from-series-5

Lego Good Friday

March 29, 2013

Lego Good Friday

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.

Arthur C. Clarke predicting the future

March 28, 2013

Many thanks for sending in this rather intriguing interview with Arthur C. Clarke from the 70s which is remarkably prescient:

http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/03/tech-time-warp-arthur-c-clarke/

Book Crossing

March 20, 2013

We can’t believe we’ve not mentioned it before, but as a book crossing book was captured over the weekend, it seems like a good moment to mention it:

http://www.bookcrossing.com/

Get out there and get sharing!

Insane Drumming

March 12, 2013

We’ve posted drum things here before, but this we’ve not seen and caught our attention:

http://www.musicademy.com/2013/03/the-most-insane-moments-of-drummers/?utm_source=Musicademy+Worship+Resources+Magazine&utm_campaign=9dcd29d74b-newsletter1301c&utm_medium=email

Insane moments indeed!


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