In Pome today:
At the Aesthetics Meeting
We invented shape after shape,
color moving to and fro;
then outside where the plain world lives
it began to snow.
William Stafford (1962)
Which took me via Wikipedia, to the dimly remembered Traveling through the Dark, some Tai Chi to land on Stone, paper, scissors.
All resonated for different reasons.
The weather outside is frightful, but I want to avoid the usual internet distractions.
A while ago I signed up for the Vmail newsletter. This is from VOLE.wtf and seems to be put together from stuff submitted by anyone!
One of the items was Wilderness Land a map of links generated from a google spreadsheet which leads to many rabbit hole sites.
Here are a few:
Featured image: Image from page 130 of “The Canadian field-naturalist” (19… | Flickr found via a search for Public Domain photos and the word Serendipity.
Another favourite source of daily serendipity is the dailywebthing daily pointers.
When I find a time saver or tool that improves my workflow, I like sharing it. Much of what I know comes from others’ generous sharing of ideas and solutions. It’s kinda like paying it forward – feels right.
from: I like sharing useful things
This site like Joe Jennett’s others, the dailywebthing linkport and simply. is a great way to broaden your outlook and schedule some serendipity. I am sortof paying it forward too;-)
Mostly School and TiddlyWiki things.
Screenshot Garden (new) led to site shown below _screenshot garden_
Everest Pipkin (new) led to site shown below emily internet zone (new)
Another great set of links. Even on holiday I can’t keep up.
- Download your artist activity pack | Stay inspired at home | Firstsite
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This page has several pdf downloads of art activities that looks as it they could be useful in school. I’ve been trying to avoid school related things over the holidays but there are a lot of interesting links out there.
- A Year Of Posts to Notes Conversion – Interdependent Thoughts Reading your own old blogs posts every day. I do this, not every day but most of them using my On This Day page. I mostly fix typos, links and the like.
- Oh Hello Ana – Blogging and me I really enjoyed this post it is from a web developers perspective but it applicable to most bloggers I think. I particularly liked the bonuses of blogging:
Searchable; Memories that you own and are in control of;
- Talking of blogging, Multiverse is a new thing, for the personal site that is different. Easy to set up, I did that in June and sort of forgot. style is Macpaint & HyperCard with gaudy colours, could be fun.
- Talking of blogging 2, Joe Jenntt’s ‘dailywebthing daily pointers posts to a really wide variety of mostly personal sites, this leads to many rabit holes. Joe’s the dailywebthing linkport is wonderful for web development links.
- Access Guide
is a friendly introduction to digital accessibility – specifically to help understand WCAG 2.1 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines), the official resource for legal compliance.
One of many I found via Joe’s site. This looks like a very easy entry to thinking about accessibility. I di a bit of cleaning up on the glow Blogs site early this year and could have done with this then.
- For one tide only: modernist sandcastles – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian
Featured image, spider and young, my own.
The Spring Holidays, like others will increase my blogging. It has been a busy term both home learning and back in school. Looking forward to a holiday of wee walks (still stuck in Glasgow) and some random browsing.
The Featured image is Maxwell dynamic machine, 1961 | Science Museum Group Collection © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence found via the Never Been Seen | Science Museum Group Collection page, which I learnt about from Ian Guest
Featured image my own dithered to grey with imagemagick, from an idea by Doug Belshaw who was trying to save energy. I just like the idea of these images for link list posts.