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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

Photos posted Wednesday 19 March 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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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

About me

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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  1. Cameo - Single Life
  2. Miami Sound Machine - Falling In Love (Uh-Oh)
  3. D Train - You're the One for Me
  4. Loose Ends - Stay A Little While, Child
  5. Anita Baker - Same Ole Love (365 Days A Week)

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