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Advent 2012

It’s time for my annual search for cool, alternative or failing that, nicely traditional advent calendars. What’s around in 2012? Electric December First and foremost, I’m glad to see yet another year of the short film competition by Bristol-based Watershed … Continue reading

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Advent 2011, four days late

For some obscure reason I have a look each year to see if there are any new advent calendars on the internet, whether traditional, innovative or alternative. Here are a few door-opening and day-to-day treats for 2011. Hooting Yard Frank … Continue reading

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Johnnynorms whimsical tour of the web #3

Frank Key’s Hooting Yard Erudite and humourous wordmongerer. Hooting Yard is where to find a certain Mr Frank Key – erudite regaler of fact and fiction, wordmongering humourist, deadpan deliverer of entertaining digression, poetic spinner of poignant yarns. It is … Continue reading

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Johnnynorms whimsical tour of the web #2

In other words, my favourite website recommends. I haven’t rewritten this re-post from an old blog, but I have cast my eye over Coconino World, and it is much as before, with even more new content. I have mended the … Continue reading

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This Year’s Advent

Here’s a clutch of online advent calendars – traditional, innovative or alternative – for those who still enjoy the day-to-day door-opening treat that these things bring. Hey no really! One has films from around Europe even. UPDATED 7/12 Boston Globe … Continue reading

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Johnnynorms Whimsical Tour of the Web #1

This series is basically my roll call of interesting websites, things that I find curious, beautiful, enlightening, engrossing or otherwise engaging – and I dearly wish to share my knowledge of their existence and whereabouts. Yeah I’ve posted this before … Continue reading

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