Village of Dent, the Lake District, Cumbria, UK

by David on January 29, 2012

Village of Dent, the Lake District, Cumbria, UK This was posted on Google+…

Aelvi Cem ritual 3m and 24s into this clip from a BBC series on religion is a song of the Aelvi C…

by David on January 29, 2012

Aelvi Cem ritual 3m and 24s into this clip from a BBC series on religion is a song of the Aelvi Cem ritual. I think it's fantastic. Could anyone tell me more about it and is there any way it (…)

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Tractors in Nebraska

by David on January 29, 2012

Tractors in Nebraska This was posted on Google+…

The (National Treasure) Sir David Attenborough is on Desert Island Disks and he’s chosen And the …

by David on January 29, 2012

The (National Treasure) Sir David Attenborough is on Desert Island Disks and he's chosen And the Glory of the Lord from The Messiah performed by Neville Marriner & the Chorus of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. My favorite bit, I suppose, has to (…)

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Rattlesnakes, South Dakota

by David on January 28, 2012

Rattlesnakes, South Dakota This was posted on Google+…

Helen’s returned from Oxford with a bench from her old college’s refectory. Seems they’re refurbi…

by David on January 28, 2012

Helen's returned from Oxford with a bench from her old college's refectory. Seems they're refurbishing and some bright spark saw a way to make money from their alumni. And she fell for it. This was posted on Google+…

It remains a puzzle why the intelligent left have never succeeded in producing or nurturing a tho…

by David on January 28, 2012

It remains a puzzle why the intelligent left have never succeeded in producing or nurturing a thoughtful and balanced newspaper to rival those on the right. Perhaps it is an delusion, like expecting a cyclist will win the Epsom Derby. (…)

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The Guardian envisaging a digital-only existence

by David on January 28, 2012

The Guardian envisaging a digital-only existence Harry's Place » The Guardian’s New “Open Vision for Journalism” Explained Harry's Place – Liberty, if it means anything, is the right to tell people what they don't want to hear This was posted (…)

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Cars, Southgate Street

by David on January 26, 2012

Cars, Southgate Street This was posted on Google+…

Erster Verlust / Ian Bostridge When still at school, Ian Bostridge corresponded with Sir Roger Pe…

by David on January 25, 2012

Erster Verlust / Ian Bostridge When still at school, Ian Bostridge corresponded with Sir Roger Penrose, then the Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at Oxford, about a unified theory of gravity and electromagnetism. Growing tired of theoretical physics, Ian studied (…)

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