244/365 Dahl

244/365 Dahl by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby has been devouring books during the summer holidays. When she hasn’t been reading Harry Potter with me she’s been reading lots of Roald Dahl on her own. This one was read front to back in two days.

43/365 Waterstones

https://flic.kr/p/RQMMvw Ruby had some money left-over from Christmas on a couple of Waterstones gift cards, so we had a trip into town to see if there was anything that she took a fancy to. Her first port of call was the sticker books. She loves stories, but for some reason she loves putting stickers in…… Continue reading 43/365 Waterstones

Nest of books

Nest of books, originally uploaded by rutty. Via Flickr: 85/365 Ruby has many interests – food and sleep being the prime two – and, happily, one of her favourite activities is reading. Well, looking at books. We approve of this.

Links for February 9th

Digital Economy Bill bill could ‘breach rights’ An influential group of MPs and peers has said the government's approach to illegal file-sharing could breach the rights of internet users. The Joint Select Committee on Human Rights said the government's Digital Economy Bill needed clarification. It said that technical measures – which include cutting off persistent…… Continue reading Links for February 9th

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Cory Doctorow: Special Pleading Six years ago, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom couldn’t be counted as a real success for open publishing because I was too obscure to feel the cost of the lost sales. Now, I’m too successful, someone whose name is so widely known that I am uniquely situated to benefit…… Continue reading Links for September 8th

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Giving It Away The thing about an e-book is that it's a social object. It wants to be copied from friend to friend, beamed from a Palm (nasdaq: PALM – news – people ) device, pasted into a mailing list. It begs to be converted to witty signatures at the bottom of e-mails. It is…… Continue reading Links for April 27th

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To Newspaper Moguls: You Blew It The Newspaper Association of America is meeting in San Diego this week and they’re preaching up at their own choir loft with angry, self-righteous fire and brimstone about their plight. They need to hear a new message, a blunt message from the outside. Here’s the speech I think they…… Continue reading Links for April 10th

Links for March 26th

”Hello America, I’m a British Muslim’ When British businessman Imran Ahmad was made redundant in January, instead of hitting the Job Centre he decided to arrange a one-man speaking tour of the United States to spread his message of peace and Muslim moderateness. God ‘will not give happy ending’ God will not intervene to prevent…… Continue reading Links for March 26th