Sweden now has its own phone number….

Sweden now has its own phone number. Call a random Swede and talk about anything. theswedishnumber.com/ #bork #fb

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Hallelujah

hallelujah

Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” is a great song. I often find it running through my head. I love how the lyrics are evocative without being literal, and the way the verses all have the same feel but are pretty much independent. … Continue reading

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Accidence Will Happen — Oliver Kamm

Accidence Will Happen

In this book, Oliver Kamm attempts to explode a few myths about English usage, and set out sensible guidelines for literate writing. He gives interesting historical background notes and examples for many of his points, so the book is useful … Continue reading

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RT @MitchyD: Having a thought doesn’t…

RT @MitchyD: Having a thought doesn’t justify a thinkpiece 💞

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Anybody who thinks that “perception is…

Anybody who thinks that “perception is reality” needs to check a dictionary. #cliche

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My phone battery is almost dead, so you…

My phone battery is almost dead, so you might not be able to get in touch with me until I can charge my phone. (via t.co/j4JRhWj2X9)

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RT @billbennettnz: It’s April 1 and I…

RT @billbennettnz: It’s April 1 and I see reports that Donald Trump is Republican presidential front runner. Very funny.

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“We build bland experiences with…

“We build bland experiences with meaningful outcomes.” www.bland.ly/

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Prizes — Janet Frame

Prizes

Life is hell, but at least there are prizes. This is a wonderful compilation of short stories spanning Frame’s career. There is a lot of variety here: the common thread is that they are mostly set in New Zealand in … Continue reading

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On whistling cyclists: “I’m all…

On whistling cyclists: “I’m all for joie de vivre, but it’s not a flamin’ competition.” @ashleigh_young eyelashroaming.com/2011/06/14/a-pride-of-bicycles-…

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