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It’s already the start of August, and thus it is high time for a summer break! Our time off will include some time spent abroad with friends, and I’m so looking forward to that – usually we have the summer … Continue reading

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The online EXARC journal has a short article about bronze spiral decoration in textiles. Kitty Lux of the Ukulele Orchestra died about two weeks ago, here’s her obituary. I’m really sad – and feel very privileged to have seen and … Continue reading

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There’s been quite an uproar about the new Doctor, and a variety of reactions – including some things that made me flinch. First of all – the Doctor is an alien that totally changes appearance when regenerating, and while keeping … Continue reading

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A few years ago (well, quite a few by now), I got introduced to Dr Who. And I totally, utterly and completely loved it. I slowly fell out of love with the current story, first when Matt Smith did the … Continue reading

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Here’s things in links that will hopefully amuse you: Cat bones found by archaeologists – with traces that hint at their being used as fur suppliers (article in German). InspiroBot is an artificial intelligence dedicated to generating unlimited amounts of … Continue reading

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You have probably have it happen to you – somebody you know more or less well will suddenly turn out to be surprisingly good at something that you didn’t ever connect with them. A secret superpower, so to say. Well. … Continue reading

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It’s time for a link roundup again – here you go: Following in the Jane Austen track, here’s a post about shoes in her time. SFF Audio has the complete unabridged audiobook “Herland” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman for you. Here’s … Continue reading

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