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BBC NEWS – World – Asia-Pacific Asian disaster: How to help (list of organisations taking donations) BBC Radio 1 – John Peel – Festive Fifty 2004 In at number 8: Half Man Half Biscuit – ‘Joy Division’ (yay!) www.thoreau.niu.edu The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau YSP – Yorkshire Sculpture Park ‘…Yorkshire Sculpture Park is one […]

If you don’t shit for Christmas

Before we all pack the decorations away and begin the laborious task of vacuuming pine needles out of the carpet, let’s have a final Christmas related journal entry. This post is mostly for the attention of boingboing.net subscribers who read the story about the Catalan caganer tradition and the caga tio character. Excerpt: Customs surrounding […]

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FotoBuzz Viewlet annotation for images, similar to flickr.com folderblog ‘…a 20kb PHP script that automatically displays the images placed in a given subdirectory…’ The South-East Asia Earthquake and Tsunami The SEA-EAT blog for short. News and information about resources, aid, donations and volunteer efforts Tsunami News Blogged updates on latest information Architecture For Humanity: Indian […]

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growabrain: Architecture Archives a growing list of interesting links about architecture What is a Third Place and Why Are They Important? ‘…”Social condensers” — the place where citizens of a community or neighborhood meet to develop friendships, discuss issues, and interact with others…’ delivered (almost) daily at (almost) midnight via del.icio.us.

cave man?

Are you still trying decide what to buy this Christmas for that friend who has everything? Time’s running out, so here’s a suggestion; how about a cave house in Spain? My good friend, regular inspiration and fellow architect, Tom Booker (who you may remember from the entry about the key to the MI5 tea cupboard) […]

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mfeeds ‘media feeds for everyone. RSS enclosures and podcasting made easy.’ (via Warren Ellis) Chenard Walcker – X Rays [EP09] more Chenard Walcker over at archive.org delivered (almost) daily at (almost) midnight via del.icio.us.

deep purple

Fashion crisis: I need a pair of purple, velvet, flared trousers. I need them by 2000 GMT tomorrow. Help.

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Chenard Walcker ‘Chenard Walcker is a Cut/Paste addict.’ WM Recordings :: releases :: WM006 Chenard Walcker – Vize verze Chenard Walcker – Vize verze… go for the zip file of the whole album (via PCL Linkdump) delivered (almost) daily at (almost) midnight via del.icio.us.

chinatown

Here’s an interesting confluence of writing/linking1 worth visiting; last week Joel wrote about the threat to the future of Chinatown in London, The rents in Chinatown have already risen steeply in an attempt to force people out, and if the eastern part is demolished it’ll be a domino effect all down Gerrard Street and that’ll […]

folly

Link to an image of Tschumi’s constructivist follies: courtesy of Dave Morris’ flickr photostream.