"25 Killer Sites For Free Online Education" via LifeHack

“25 Killer Sites For Free Online Education” via LifeHack

New markets for new writers

Looking to get published? I’ve just come across a couple of interesting perspectives. Firstly, a fascinating piece from Shawn Coyne over on Steven Pressfield Online.  Shawn, an agent and former publisher himself, discusses the challenges facing smaller publishers, and writers looking to be published by them. Serendipitously, I also came across this report of Amazon looking […]

Independence: Won't get fooled again

Here’s an interesting reflection on secession, from James Taylor  at Bleeding Heart Libertarians. I’m particularly struck by his fifth and last point: “For some people—perhaps even most people—a successful secession will simply mean that they are subjected to the will of a political class that’s different from the former political class they were subject to. Meet […]

Independence: Won’t get fooled again

Here’s an interesting reflection on secession, from James Taylor  at Bleeding Heart Libertarians. I’m particularly struck by his fifth and last point: “For some people—perhaps even most people—a successful secession will simply mean that they are subjected to the will of a political class that’s different from the former political class they were subject to. Meet […]

Books need beautiful homes

… like this, via Cultural Offering.  The light, the symmetry, those exquisite, helical staircases: steampunktendencies: ..Monastery Library in Wittem, South of The Netherlands… Photo : Huub Keulers http://goo.gl/QiaMXB (Source: pinterest.com, via blazinasian1967rk)  

Scottish Independence: head over heart

I once believed that independence for Scotland was a head versus heart decision.  Years before this impending referendum, I told myself that the heart said yes and set about addressing the needs of the head.  I should have dug deeper. The fact is that I will be no more or less Scots five years from […]

Books are sacred – Neil Gaiman @neilhimself

A great interview with Neil Gaiman on Salon.com, via View from the Ledge.

When Kurt rules the world…

… I may apply to be Minister of Libraries: More here, from Kurt at Cultural Offering.

Echoes through time: It is not that we have a short time to live …

“It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.  Life is long enough, and a sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were well invested.  But when it is wasted in heedless luxury and spent on no good […]

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