- Here's my 2019 sofa project: watching an old steel trawler being made sea-worthy. Part 2.
- Converting a double-decker bus to a holiday cottage
- Converting 17m trawler MV Smiling Morn into artist's studio
- Portsmouth NH to Labrador in a Cessna: Flight Blogger Matt Guthmiller (who circumnavigated the globe solo) hitches a ride with a couple of guys on a round-the-world epic.
- Why It's Almost Impossible to Ride a Bike 60 Kilometers in One Hour WIRED - it's the build up of lactic acid, it's the technology of air-resistance, it's genetics.
- A different bike challenge; Lael Wilcox Races the Navad 1000 Across Switzerland
- Ed Pratt unicycles across China! Sweet, optimistic.
- Well 'ard: Jasmin Paris has just run the Pennine Way 425 km in 83 hours.
- Bertinet bakes bread in Bath: it's a combination of gallic shrugs and slappin' about that knocks a wet dough into shape
- Hotshots of the forest service: they go in where normal people would stay in the frying pan.
- Inis Meáin - A Journey to a Connected World
- Milling Lumber Alaska
- Whisky in Scotland at Springbank Distillery. [prev] A different view / narrative on the process.
- Chefs and folks taste Pretentious Food Products
- Music: Family of the year sing Hero.
- Grandma's potato salad. If Grandma ever existed, she is long dead but her recipe lives on and scales up.
- BM Curator’s Corner Irvine Finkel on Cuneiform
- Shrews Blarina and mice Mus navigate a maze
- Borrrders, exclaves, enclaves
- Two years ago I wrote about The Indus Valley and its mysterious script
- Here's a recent article on the same theme: noting a $10,000 prize
Sunday 20 January 2019
Sunday Miscellany 20 Jan 19
This A is for 'Orses, B is for bogwit trope can be constraining and I'm accumulating a bunch of other interesting-to-me links so I'll dump them out here-and-now before I go to Mass.