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Links for Wednesday 23 April 2014

20th century email newsletters

I kept meaning to look back at some of the email newsletters I used to subscribe to in the 1990s and, with Dan Hon and Laura E. Hall’s Internet of Newsletters appearing today, I thought I should get it done.


In Writing on 8 Apr 2014

'Great Fire of London' TV drama

Via Terry Foreman in the discussion group comes the news that the ITV channel in the UK is going to make a drama called The Great Fire of London, to be broadcast on four consecutive days.


At Pepys' Diary Site News on 5 Mar 2014

Mike Johnston’s 266 (or so) Books By Genre

Over on The Online Photographer the host Mike Johnston recently wrote about a list of books he’s been compiling for some time:


At Septivium on 25 Mar 2013

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Photos posted Wednesday 19 March 2014

Crossword blog: are super-solvers born, not made? | Crosswords |

We've been trying to solve one a week (Monday's, so usually Rufus) over lunchtimes at work, usually 2+ of us. I think we're better than when we started a couple of years ago, but we still almost never finish one over five days.


A comment on another site on 23 Sep 2013

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I live in London, UK. I have been developing and designing things on the internet for many years. I am currently working on personal projects and looking for my next role. I have previously been an acting student, modelmaker, illustrator and futurist. More about me.

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