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  1. HOW - Pure CSS - cyanHarlow

    Nicely done explanation of how Diana Smith uses CSS properties in her amazing CSS art, and what hat art looks like without each property. (via Waxy)

  2. All The Places | A growing set of web scrapers designed to output consistent geodata about as many places of business in the world as possible.

    Handy, and a nice example of making scrapers to work with loads of different sites. (via Simon Willison)

  3. The Book of Dreams | Argos

    I always wanted to put all the catalogues online, and they’ve done it. Gold. It’s a shame they don’t have usable indexes, as that’s how I navigated them in the 80s.


  1. Guardian Daily Edition review

    A lengthy review of the updated version of the Guardian‘s Daily Edition app for iOS and Android devices.

  2. w/e 2019-11-03

    Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous, Nam June Paik, Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life, and Giri/Haji.

  3. Moving to Herefordshire

    In January Mary and I are leaving London and moving to Herefordshire, for at least six months and maybe much longer.


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  1. Let’s move to Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex | Money | The Guardian

    There might not be “artisan” bread but there is Lilley’s, the bakers on Portobello Road, tucked…