Category Archives: Links

The Curiosity Index: Week 33

I’m going to try a new format for me which is to summarise the week’s posts (partly to nudge me to keep writing) and then throw in some bonus material for the weekend. Thoughts welcome. Monday: Scandinavia’s reign as the happiest place on Earth is

The Curiosity Index: Books edition (August 2019)

Of the curating of stuff about books there is no end. Quick links Millions of Books Are Secretly in the Public Domain. You Can Download Them Free. Yay! Listen up: why we can’t get enough of audiobooks – I listen to audiobooks all the time

Toy Story and Identity

It’s summer and I’m not posting at whatever my usual schedule is, but instead have linked to a post a day to pique your interest. I’m going to attempt a blogging revival from September. I really admire people who when they watch films can spot

Ship ahoy!

It’s summer and I’m not posting at whatever my usual schedule is, but instead have a post a day to pique your interest. I’m going to attempt a blogging revival from September. I’m not sure about the headline but it’s a fascinating discovery: A 500-Year-Old

The World’s Fastest (Old) Man

It’s summer and I’m not posting at whatever my usual schedule is, but instead have a post a day to pique your interest. I’m going to attempt a blogging revival from September. So I have a new hero: Charles Allie. Charles Allie is 71 years

Updated: Not a single girl

It’s summer and I’m not posting at whatever my usual schedule is, but instead have a post a day to pique your interest. I’m going to attempt a blogging revival from September. This is awful. Authorities are investigating why not one girl was born across

An Editor’s Top Tips for (non-fiction) Writers

It’s summer and I’m not posting at whatever my usual schedule is, but instead have a post a day to pique your interest. I’m going to attempt a blogging revival from September. This is from the always excellent Jennie Pollock and I say a huge

How to Emotionally Detach From Criticism

It’s summer and I’m not posting at whatever my usual schedule is, but instead have a post a day to pique your interest. I’m going to attempt a blogging revival from September. If only it was as easy as reading an article! This is not