Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Six of the Best 382

24 Hour Party People
Caron's Musings takes on BBC Scotland - and wins!

"I sincerely hope that this time, Tony Wilson, the man who helped put Manchester on the map will have the favour returned. It is six years since his death but his legacy to Manchester will live on for generations and generations." John Leech MP supports the campaign to have a Manchester street named after Tony Wilson.

China is considering a ban on school homework, reports National Public Radio.

Brain Pickings looks at a lovely illustrated adaptation for children of the writings of Henry David Thoreau.

Take a London walk in the footsteps of W.G. Sebald with Excursus.

York Stories offers a collection of signage that once informed the people of the city in various helpful ways.

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