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Ellen Forsyth
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this is lovely - and I like the way a different item is highlighted this way each month
To find out more about the London Rothschild Hours, take a look at our post A Calendar Page for January 2015. Calendar page for March, with decorative border comprising a Zodiac sign, architectural column and suspended roundel, and bas-de-page scene, from the London Rothschild Hours, Southern Netherlands (?Ghent), c. 1500,...
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This is so sad
A rampage by sledgehammer-wielding Islamic State militants in an Iraqi museum is being compared to the tearing down of the Colosseum brick by brick.
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New research on one species reveals an astounding ability to learn complex tricks and remember them for at least a year
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a very interesting read - it really helped me ignore how long my double platelet donation was taking (and that takes some doing)
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My review of Strange material
Strange Material: Storytelling Through Textiles by Leanne Prain My rating: 5 of 5 stars I took a really long time to read this book, not because I was not enjoying, but because I did not want to finish it. This is the first book I have read by Leanne Prain...
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what would the library version of this look like?
#CWC15 is here! Here's our guide on how to be part of the huge global viewing party on Twitter http://t.co/DeH76H3FcJ pic.twitter.com/9Io0RqgDS4 — Twitter Australia (@TwitterAU) February 12, 2015 This came through my twitter stream.  It was wondering how a ...
#CWC15 is here! Here's our guide on how to be part of the huge global viewing party on Twitter http://t.co/DeH76H3FcJ pic.twitter.com/9Io0RqgDS4 — Twitter Australia (@TwitterAU) February 12, 2015 This came through my twitter ...
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Inclusive reading, and inclusive readers advisory work.
Yesterday morning two very different kind of posts came through my Zite feed. One was headed  No Boys Allowed: School visits as a woman writer . This is an excellent and depressing post by Shannon Hale. This is well worth reading as it has some very helpful...
Yesterday morning two very different kind of posts came through my Zite feed. One was headed  No Boys Allowed: School visits as a woman writer. This is an excellent and depressing post by Shannon Hale. This is well worth rea...
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The statistics show an increase, but the overall percentage still low
Female voices at world's biggest gamer conference have doubled in four years
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very interesting article
Patricia Arquette made some good points about women in her Oscars acceptance speech. It's just a shame it came from inside an industry that repeats a deluge of lies and misnomers about gender and ageing.
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My review of How Google works
How Google Works by Eric Schmidt My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have to start this review with a few obvious statements. This book is written by senior staff at Google. Google, like any company, has issues. Keeping all that in mind, this is still a very inter...
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just playing around
#CWC15 is here! Here's our guide on how to be part of the huge global viewing party on Twitter http://t.co/DeH76H3FcJ pic.twitter.com/9Io0RqgDS4 — Twitter Australia (@TwitterAU) February 12, 2015 This came through my twitter ...
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One woman traveled the path the Berlin Wall once followed through the city, photographing spots that show the structure’s lingering imprint. She then embroidered over the printed images, bringing the wall back to life with needle and thread.
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