Category Archives: 2016

This weeks links (2016-12-12)

In brief: * Preview: Neil Gaiman’s Stardust (2016-Dec-08) [BBC4] Challenged to retrieve a fallen star by the beautiful Victoria Forester, to whom he has lost his heart, Tristran Thorn leaves his home in the sleepy English village of Wall. He … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, links | Leave a comment

Emma & Tom’s Christmas Run (2016)

Event: Emma & Tom’s Christmas Run Date: Wednesday the 7th December 2016 Location: Albert Park Lake Distances: 2km / 5km / 10km Organised by: Sole Motive A fun run can’t get more festive than Emma & Tom’s Christmas Run. Get … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, outdoors, running | 1 Comment

Tuesday Tunes‬ #232 – We’ve got that covered (i)

We’ve got that covered In popular music, a cover version or cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording of a previously recorded, commercially released song by someone other than the original artist or composer. A cover … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, music | Tagged | Leave a comment

#PositiveLexicography

After a bit of a search for the word Muditā to describe the feeling of looking through others achievements in the weekend’s Strava logs, it was interesting to see Tim Lomas’ project on Positive Lexicography, and his journey to collect … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, outdoors | Tagged | Leave a comment

Runkeeper Global 5k (2016)

Event: Runkeeper Global 5k (2016) Date: Sunday the 4th December 2016 Location: Virtual Distances: 5km Organised by: Runkeeper CHALLENGE : December 3 – December 4 Let’s get the whole world running! Join us – and the entire Runkeeper community – … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, outdoors, running | 1 Comment

This weeks links (2016-12-05)

In brief: * The victory at Standing Rock could mark a turning point (2016-Dec-05) [Guardian] The defeat of an energy company by indigenous activists shows what nonviolent unity can accomplish. There are lessons here as we enter a challenging new … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, links | Leave a comment

The Sword and Laser – 2016 Book list (Part II)

The Sword and Laser (S&L) is a science fiction and fantasy-themed book club and podcast, started by Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt. The main goal of the club is to build a strong online community of sci-fi / fantasy buffs, … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, books, Goodreads | Tagged , | 1 Comment