Indymedia was a big, almost world wide project, born in Seattle, VA, USA, in 1999. It was the first ‘place’, the very first internet outlet where any one with a computer and an internet connection could post their own news, their own text and media content. Continue reading
We like googlebox. Because we like comedy. After a long day, when you are exhausted but not enough to go to sleep, and you want to watch something that will just make you laugh … there are many excellent professional comedians, and of course we have our favourites but that would be enough for another post. Continue reading
The Sanford Collective performed Lysistrata a few years ago. Triggered by some ‘university challenge’, here are some of my impressions, thoughts, feelings about the play.
Tina is very opinionated and she likes writing. The result is a great conversationalist and an excellent writer.
She has written so much and so well, that she is now a paid columnist as a result, and she has already written inspirational , enraging, well-researched, enlightening and always interesting, reasonable pieces that makes one think.
More than a how-to, this is how I did it, in small scale, without big corporations, or at least doing it at minimum cost, paying some one else to do things I absolutely could not do myself.
I have now converted my book to electronic format.
Some say pdf is the ‘de facto’ format for electronic publication. It can be used for computers on all platforms.
However for other devices like mobile phones or tablets, it seems the EPUB format is better or more useful. I read a few manuals and ‘how to’s but somehow they all turned up to be over complicated, so here is a more simple how to convert to epub.
I fist learned about the Freedom bookshop being firebombed via email. They had heard it either from twitter or facebook. Funny how these things spread so quick these days. People were already complaining that USA outlets were informing about it while there was no coverage at all in UK press, see: Washington Post, International Times, Huffington Post.