Monthly Archives: November 2013

The best way to save energy; or, keeping up with your neighbours

I’ve read about this today (Channel 4 News, which is, by the way, my new favourite TV news website) and now I’ve accidentally just watched an 8 minute TED talk on the same thing. Getting people to save energy is … Continue reading

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Autumn days; best or worst?

Autumn days are the best and worst. Winter’s not so bad because you know the weather’s going to be inclement. Certainty helps with your expectations. If you are sure there’s no way you’ll see sunshine that day, even the sharpest … Continue reading

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Midway. A 4-min film that everyone should watch.

Anyone who’s ever read my blog knows that I love birds. The large, white, feathered variety with a bad attitude, normally. But the truth is, I secretly love all birds. From the little birds that have massive arguments in the … Continue reading

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Apologies …

Yep, Sakina still can’t figure out HTML and video embedding, even at this mid-stage of life. If you couldn’t work out what ‘video’ I was on about in the last post, here’s a proper link to take you directly to … Continue reading

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Turning and turning in the widening gyre …

Man by ᴬᴺ ᴵᴺˁᴾᴵᴿᴱᴰ ᴾᴬᴳᴱ. (C/O Steve Cutts) So, watch this video linked above. I could’ve cried. Bleak and appalling truths, transmitted in black lines. No hope, because this is a depiction of our reality. It’s okay for people like … Continue reading

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Internet Advertising Does. Not. Rock.

I just accidentally rolled over a Levi’s Jeans banner ad, which popped up out of nowhere. Cue sudden loud music, and adrenaline-filled horror; mouse flails around the screen, and a box pops up with the magic X in the corner. … Continue reading

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My guest blog on The Caffeinated Wordsmith|Sakina’s Seasonal Shortbread

It is my pleasure to present to you my latest offering in graffiti-ing someone else’s blog – this time it is Amy Durrant’s The Caffeinated Wordsmith. The Guest Blog: Sakina’s Seasonal Shortbread | The Caffeinated Wordsmith.

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