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Happy New Year 2014

Another circuit around the Sun completed, and we wish a happy New Year to all our readers, followers and casual visitors. Thanks for staying with us. May you have a happy and successful 2015. The Editors Image credit: christmasstockings.com/Creative Commons Google Images

Happy New Year 2014

A happy New Year to all our readers, followers and casual visitors. Thanks for staying with us. May you have a happy and successful 2014. The Editors

Crosswords Made Simple [Guest Post]

Originally from Educare’s  Random Subjects Made Simple No. 72 – 100 years of the crossword, Wednesday, Dec 11th 2013 This month marks the centenary year of the crossword. From its modest beginnings in 1913, the crossword has become a worldwide phenomenon. The invention of the crossword is credited to Arthur Wynne, an English journalist working … Continue reading

News: Booker Prize Fiction at its Finest [Guest Post]

Originally from Educare’s Random Subjects Made Simple No. 68 – Fiction at its finest. Why the Man Booker prize rewards the best book of the year., Tuesday, Oct 15th 2013 The shortlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction features six innovative writers whose books span the globe, from the ravishing landscapes of New … Continue reading

News: The Mercury Prize is Back [Guest Post]

Originally from Educare’s Random Subjects Made Simple No. 66 – Forget about Rylan and Louis Walsh. The Mercury Prize is back. Tuesday, Sep 17th 2013 What do Jake Bugg’s self-titled debut, Arctic Monkey’s AM and David Bowie’s The Next Day all have in common? That’s right, they’re 3 of the 12 albums shortlisted for the … Continue reading

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Made Simple [Guest Post]

Originally from Educare’s Random Subjects Made Simple No. 63 – Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Monday, August 5th, 2013 The Edinburgh Festival Fringe – aka The Fringe – is the world’s largest arts festival and takes place every August for three weeks. Last year The Fringe saw a staggering 42,096 performances of 2,695 shows, featuring over 22,000 … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2013

A happy New Year to all our readers, followers and casual visitors. Thanks for staying with us. May you have a happy and successful 2013. The Editors

Review: Warwick Castle

Top tourist attraction, part castle, part stately home, is an entertaining mash-up of historical periods, displays, mini-tours and tableaux. Firstly a warning – in fact, two warnings. The first is that Warwick Castle has been run for the last thirty odd years by the Madam Tussauds parent company, which, as the famous London waxworks museum … Continue reading

Reclaiming your Self from Mobile Gadgetry – Getting Your ‘I’ Back (Guest Post)

Guest post by Paul Levy, CATS3000 and Digital Inferno presenting at The Critical Incident 2012; Brighton, Sussex, England, on Sunday 17th June. Based on material from his forthcoming book, Learning to Dance with Spiders, this shocking session will show you how to stop turning into a cold intellectual automaton with long spindly fingers and heart … Continue reading

Art: The Museum of Everything

“Hidden from view around our world, humble pockets of creativity bustle: dynamic studios where self-taught artists discover, form and make.” “The Museum of Everything presents Exhibition #4, the world’s largest survey of progressive studios for self-taught artists from across the planet, plus Exhibition #4.1, the exclusive Judith Scott retrospective, recently featured on BBC2’s The Culture … Continue reading

Event: Barcamp Blackpool Oct 15th

Barcamp Blackpool: A free ‘unconference’ with no scheduled speakers. Attendees arrive on the day armed with talks and decide which ones they want to go along to! The talks can be on anything, from android application development to learning the British Sign Language to Electronic Organs played by BBC Micros! But don’t worry, you don’t … Continue reading

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