10 Interesting Things I Found on the Internet #37

Yo-Ho-Ho and a bottle of kombucha, look here me hearties at this glorious sea shanty of discoveries from the internet. I hope you like them! Let me know what you reckon below… Snow along a lonely stretch of coast of Tottori prefecture, Japan Silverback gorilla and family cross the road in the Congo I likeContinue reading “10 Interesting Things I Found on the Internet #37”

Ancient Word of the Day: Vellichor

Noun: Vellichor from the Latin Vell (paper) and ichor (essence). An ethereal perfume that is extruded from the earth and infuses old book stores with mystery, wistfulness and nostalgia. Books are worlds unto themselves that reveal tiny and huge universes all co-existing side-by-side. The aroma of books is the smell of the passage of time.Continue reading “Ancient Word of the Day: Vellichor”

Ask Us Anything And We Will Answer…Google Before Computers

Remember what it was like when you needed a question answered, and you consulted a book and not Google? Back in the analogue age, we consulted unweildy encyclopaedias which smelt of dusty paper and a pleasant musty ink. Or you could ask the New York Public Library? By writing on a little cue-card, which was researchedContinue reading “Ask Us Anything And We Will Answer…Google Before Computers”