Yes, I’m back.
No, there hasn’t been a Roast for the last couple of weeks?
No reason, I just didn’t feel like it. I refuse to apologize, but yes, I do feel a little guilty. Damn how the internet has wiggled it’s way into my life!
Consequently, this does mean that I’ve been collecting stuff for the Roast for the past three weeks – some of it is going to be a little bit behind the curve. For this reason, and because there were 35 articles which I really didn’t have the energy to go through again, I’ve cut 99% of the news from this Roast. I think you’ll agree there’s enough else to read without them!
booktwo.org is a blog I subscribed to on the basis of recommendation and I’m glad I did – this article on the sustainability of the archive is well worth a read. The arguments made are pertinent to all fields, not just publishing.
This animated T.Rex model, whilst gleefully archaeologically inaccurate, is just so much fun 😀
I had something witty to say about Matthew asking you to listen to him, not Jakob Nielsen (witty things in support of his article I should say), but I must be suffering more from the affects of last night than I thought, because I can’t locate the funny.
I have fond/cringe-worthy memories of the time I turned round to an American classmate in secondary school and asked him if he had a rubber I could borrow…
I know there’s been some speculation on teh interwebs as to Moose’s identity. Well, I can now reveal all.
Welcome to Greenham – this one’s for Neko (warning, it is flash heavy).
*WARNING* DO NOT READ THE FOLLOWING LINK IF YOU HAVE NOT YET READ HARRY POTTER 7, IT (AND THE RELATED COMMENTS) ARE HEAVILY SPOILERIFIC
Chip Cullen and his theory on Harry Potter
Rarely has a post made me want to reach for old anthropology books and check things half remembered from Dr Sinclair’s first year lectures, but Tara on gift economies made my spidy senses tingle some.
Like MOO cards? Love StickerBooks
So what if the entire page is in Japanese, I’ve found my watch!
I’ve no idea how I came across this, but this penguin is so cute! An even (sort of) practical!
A fair few movie trailers have come out lately and made me go Hmmm…
The Jane Austen Book Club
In the Shadow of the Moon
Feast of Love
The Darjeeling Limited
And to finish, as Moose said when she emailed me the link: I so want this to be true!