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Very interesting, thanks. A nice lens for a long-term look at historical ebbs and flows. However,…
Pepys’ Diary gets a little plug around the 23 minute mark in the current edition of ‘Click’ on BBC News 24. (UK only I expect.)
Stunning photographic collage photo-maps of cities. Currently at Michael Hoppen Gallery, SW3 3TD until 2nd April. (via Blech)
It’s not just digital archives that are being destroyed: The liquidator in charge of the defunct Corbis Sygma agency is planning to destroy an archive of 12 million photos. We need a real world Archive Team. Grrrrrrrrr. (via The Online Photographer)
I like this description of one spot of Manhattan and how it changed over the centuries. Although calling the block’s current state “the ultimate culmination of centuries of development” assumes nothing’s going to change ever again. (via @GreatDismal)
6Music is playing some fab disco but unfortunately. the DJ. is another one. with that annoying. DJ way of speaking.
Having a chilly stroll round the ramparts like a brutalist prince.
@sharnajackson I CAN’T LOOK! I don’t want to think about it. LALALALA!
Catching up on @shiftrunstop… I have that ‘The Unexplained’ with *that* photo of spontaneous human combustion on my desk. But I can’t look.
Big headphones make chores bearable. Also, I can pretend I’m a Cyberman doing the spring cleaning.