Jane B (knally) wrote,
Jane B

Some Links for Christmas Day

A selection of links that I though might appeal to those people who might be visiting my journal on Christmas Day:

These first two links are from Linn, The Embroideress.

Santa made it to the UK according to NORAD tracks Santa and here's the UK Santa cam to prove it.

Palaeography reading old handwriting 1500 - 1800. A practical online tutorial. I thought this was a very handy one for family history research, and probably any type of historical research.

Crunks ’06: The Year in Media Errors and Corrections not surprisingly this is quite a long piece, but it's certainly worth browsing through. Even if you only make it as far as the Correction of the Year, from The Sun (UK).

Helsinki Complaints Choir There's always someone worse off than you! There are subtitles, and one wonderful English interjection at about 4 minutes through. (Clip is only about 6 1/2 minutes long, despite the time showing as 8:28.)

And signing off with S.W.A.L.K.

  • Dangerous Women ( 5 star )

    Dangerous Women By Hope Adams This managed to combine two of my favourite genres – mystery and needlework. Okay, needlework is not really a fiction…

  • Caste: The Origins of our Discontents (5 star)

    Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson I found this an enlightening and inspiring book. Although I see myself as racist and will…

  • Date and Orange Loaf

    This is the cake I baked for my birthday today (it's an old recipe so in imperial measurements): Date and Orange Loaf 8 oz chopped dates 4 fl oz…

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