Friday, 26 July 2013
agatha maud news
Also, Mighty Fin fans, the Fin is afoot. Xmas Carol 2: Boxing Day. Coming to a December near you.
I have real trouble with tabs. I can't keep control of them. Some people say it says something about my working practises. What do they know?
These come from the usual collection of people like Jenny Davidson and Everyone on Twitter:
Brazilian battleships. Yes, Brazil had the biggest, baddest battleship in the world in 1910. That's fun, but the really good bit is following the links to the sailors rebellion - a lot of them were (black) indentured slaves and they revolted, and then they behaved and sailed with great discipline to protest against their treatment. Filisberto, the 'Black Admiral' sounds great.
The Potosi episode of 100 Objects was amazing. This is about the language that evolved at the mine.
Gosh. Underwater city.
If you do not find this story about Japan's top marathon runner (and Japan LOVES marathons), a government clerk who refuses sponsorship, endearing, then I don't want to know you.
Katja was Sweden on twitter for a while. Here are some recipes - fish soup! - for your coffee maker. Great pictures.