Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Great libraries in World of Warcraft - from VALA showcase presentation.

Choose the open in new window option, and select view speakers notes (the slides will make more sense this way)

Thursday, February 2, 2012

my #summerreads titles (also late)

#summerreads included :

  • Seth Godin We are all weird is a reminder to not conform and to be bold in out ideas
  • Brandon Sanderson's Final empire Mistborn showed a very interesting use of metal
  • Cory Doctorow ChickenLittle - what a journey
  • Barry Maitland The Verge practice, Silvermeadow and Babel - having fun with retrospective ebook reading
  • Ghosts of Ascalon by Jeff Grubb and Matt Forbeck - very pacy action
  • Nigel Slater Good food
  • Mrs Fields cookies - a winner for great biscuits, plus first three Jamie Oliver titles
  • Knit one pearl one Gil McNeil a story of a family and much knitting
  • Perry Mason the case of the horrified heirs by Erle Stanley Gardner - this was fun
  • Dark London - Museum of London - an amazing graphic novel 
  • Lost girls Bob Mayer - action packed
  • Venice by Peter Ackroyd is a tale of a city
As well as books each month read lots of tweets, blogs, and websites.

#summerreads tea cosy I will not be blogging about my reading each month this year, but there will be some tweets happening.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

my #moreads titles (late)

I  thought I should finished off my readit2011 reading.

November with the theme of #moreads included:
  • Snuff by Terry Pratchett is an amazing, sad tale on value and worth
  • Reamde by Neal Stephenson is about families, storytelling and coneections
  • The track of sand by Andrea Camilleri simplicity presented with complexity (and amazing food)
  • Jamie and New Scientist magazines
  • Knit the city and Stitch London are engaging books about knitting- you can even knit a pigeon
  • Good as dead by Mark Billingham - pacy police action
  • Rift walker by Clay and Sue Griffith - still not sure about this vampire title
  • Wolfheart by Richard A Knaak was an engaging title set in World of Warcraft. It was interesting reading a title located in an environment I had explored in a game
  • Games informer - 2 issues
  • Short and sweet: the best of home baking by Dan Leopard is amazing and the recipes are great
  • Jamie's Great Britain is another interesting recipe book which I have been having fun exploring