Archive for May, 2010
When I woke up this morning I had hoped that by the end of the day I would be a co-holder of a World Record, unfortunately due to the apathy of the people of King’s Lynn and perhaps the less than clement weather I’m going to have to wait a while longer before appearing in […]
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Tags: document:a, Guinness Book of Records, Hong Kong, King's Lynn, Lyndall Phelps, World Record
Caught some of the latest episode of the BBC’s The Genius of Design which reminded me how much I adore (yes adore) the work of Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert. Much of what was featured had already appeared in the excellent BBC4 series on Motorways (including Margaret recounting travelling the length of an empty M1 […]
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Tags: BBC, iPlayer, Jock Kinneir, M1, Margaret Calverts, The Genius of Design
There’s so many great projects out there on the world wide web and one of my favourites, dawdlr, has just been updated. dawdlr is “a global community of friends and strangers answering one simple question : what are you doing, you know, more generally?” but unlike other folk on the internet who ask similar questions […]
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Tags: dawdlr, Postcards, postcrossing
Not sure how I’ve missed news of this up until now however now that I’ve found out about it I thought it only fair to share. The National Trust have teamed up with Jarvis Cocker to produce an album which he claims will be a “holiday for the ears”, showcasing the tranquil sonic landscape from […]
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Tags: Belton House, Blickling Hall, Brownsea Island, Chartwell, Fountains Abbey, Ham House, Jarvis Cocker, Lanhydrock, Patterson's Spade Mill, Powis Castle, Quarry Bank Hill, The National Trust, Time To Think, Upton House
Good to see King’s Lynn make it onto Have I Got News For You, I missed the ‘live’ broadcast but have now caught up via iPlayer – not sure why everyone got quite so aerated about what was said – I think they were quite generous.
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Today has been a strange and unpleasant day.
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Well it still didn’t feel wholly right and the exit polls aren’t exactly making for great reading – but hey what’s done is done. Off in a bit to the count . . . and yes I am a little over obsessed with the QuadCamera application.
Filed under: Politics | 3 Comments
Tags: General Election, General Election 2010, QuadCamera