Category: The Spoken Words

Present-Day Witchcraft: Seven Stories About Witches — Discover

Emily Perper compiles seven longreads about the modern rituals of witchcraft and how they inform our past. via Present-Day Witchcraft: Seven Stories About Witches — Discover

Happy International Internet Day (Plus: Cats!) — Discover

October 29, 1969: we sent the first tiny bit of data from one computer to another, and the world was never the same. via Happy International Internet Day (Plus: Cats!) — Discover

A Place to Find Our Words: Bloggers and Their Writing Spaces — Discover

“I seek a place free from distraction allowing me to be alone with my thoughts and the blank page.” Five bloggers tell us about their writing spaces. via A Place to Find Our Words: Bloggers and Their Writing Spaces — Discover

Wings Clipped – Rachel Dacus — panoply, a literary zine

Reaching too far in arabesque I may have cracked the two bony flaps on my vertebra through. The seam is clear in the x-ray, an injury that self-soldered. I can’t recall, nor can my parents, when their child broke her back in such a crash. I only have the mirror image: straining to hold my … Continue reading Wings Clipped – Rachel Dacus via Wings … Read More Wings Clipped – Rachel Dacus — panoply, a literary zine

Fleeting Instances: A Conversation with Street Photographer Lignum Draco — Discover

Lignum Draco is the pseudonym of a street photographer based in Sydney, Australia. You might recognize his candid portraits, guest photo challenges at The Daily Post, and images of the Sydney Opera House. We recently had the chance to ask Lignum about his inspiration, his favorite photographic techniques, and his pseudonym. What draws you to […] via Fleeting Instances: A Conversation with Street Photographer Lignum … Read More Fleeting Instances: A Conversation with Street Photographer Lignum Draco — Discover

Tucson, After the Monsoon — Discover

Drone videographer Garrett Brown shares dramatic aerial views of the desert around Tucson, Arizona, following the summer monsoon season. via Tucson, After the Monsoon — Discover

*#!(*&%#* Computers — Pat Bean’s blog

“The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.” – Ted Nelson “Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window.” — Steve Wozniak “A computer once beat me at chess, but […] via *#!(*&%#* Computers — Pat Bean’s blog

Carrot and Crumb

Delicious cakes (and other bakes) and stunning food photography from London-based Benjamina, a contestant on the seventh series of the BBC show The Great British Bake Off. via Carrot and Crumb — Discover

The Place Where My Spirit Breathes — Discover

“Don’t bother writing the words down. Just listen. You’ll remember.” Joi Arcand reflects on learning Cree. via The Place Where My Spirit Breathes — Discover