An irregular series of interesting stuff on the web.
Hindsight is a new blog with a focus on culture, heritage, and creativity:
Each post consists of a historical image from a cultural repository and a new work of art inspired by it. The blog also features monthly profiles of memory institutions in interview form.
I love how poet Helen Heath turns a Papers Past advert into a story, and into a poem in It all unfolds.
There are also profiles of cultural institutions like the Alexander Turnbull Library and DigitalNZ. Sign up to get the latest posts delivered.
Meanwhile, on Twitter …
Christchurch, 100 years ago
The new Christchurch telephone directory numbers up to 3667. http://t.co/Mz8RnFfloO
— ChCh 100 years ago (@100chch) February 9, 2014
— Mignon Fogarty (@GrammarGirl) February 8, 2014
Correctly pronounce tricky author names with this handy cheat sheet pic.twitter.com/yDK3phxcZb
— Grove Atlantic (@groveatlantic) February 7, 2014
The perennial “What to read” problem
Can’t decide what to read first. pic.twitter.com/cWJbn3jBCJ
— CherylBernstein (@CherylBernstein) February 6, 2014
The lighter side
— Kathleen McCallum (@Peripheralpal) February 9, 2014
#NationalLibrariesDay There’s more to life than books, you know, But not much more.
— Troubled Morrissey (@troubledmozza) February 8, 2014