Divine inspiration: rescuing run-down churches – a photo essay — link 🔗 http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019/dec/15/rescuing-run-down-churches-friends-of-friendless-churches-england-wales-photo-essay
Anna Karina: an actor of easy charm and grace whose presence radiated from the screen | Peter Bradshaw — link 🔗 http://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/dec/15/anna-karina-an-actor-of-easy-charm-and-grace-whose-presence-radiated-from-the-screen
Weekly ♫ My Top 5 artists: Il Giardino Armonico (15), Solti, LSO (4), Andreas Staier (2), Alessandrini, Concerto Italiano (1) http://bit.ly/mus1c7
UK General Election. Polling stations open from 7am to 10pm. 🗳️
You don’t need your polling card or ID to vote. You just need to turn up! Polling station finder.
A wet and breezy morning at our polling station. https://action.labour.org.uk/page/content/polling-station-finder
Fascism: I sometimes fear… — link 🔗 http://michaelrosenblog.blogspot.com/2014/05/fascism-i-sometimes-fear.html
Labour’s Manifesto is fit for purpose. So, why are the middle classes so hostile to it? – link at The New Statesman 🔗 https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/election-2019/2019/12/labour-s-manifesto-promises-transform-britain-so-why-are-middle
Weekly ♫ My Top artist: The Beatles (30) via @tweeklyfm http://bit.ly/mus1c7
Some really interesting photographs in this collection.
In the remains of a bombed-out Soviet darkroom, hundreds of rolls of film were discovered rotting among the rubble by the photojournalist Samuel Eder earlier this year.
Weekly ♫ My Top 3 artists: Leonard Cohen (45), Cornershop (22) http://bit.ly/mus1c7
My favourite types of coffee as a long drink (rather than espresso) tend to be the lightly roasted African coffees with their fruity acidity. I’ve just tried Kanganu, a Kenyan coffee from Pact Coffee, and it’s got to be one of the best I’ve had. ☕ https://www.pactcoffee.com/coffees/kangunu
How to measure a year of reading 📚 - this sums it up nicely
Tom Gauld in The Guardian – link 🔗 https://www.theguardian.com/books/picture/2019/nov/29/tom-gauld-on-how-to-measure-a-year-of-reading-cartoon
Find me as @TheDimPause in many places – A twitter of inconsequent vitality – he/him/his
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko