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28.10.07

looking for new stuff

with all this business of big life changes, it's getting to that time when i take stock, assess and ponder. and go through my browser bookmarks and kill off the old, stale blog link and begin searching for new juicy bits and pieces to check out instead.you'd think i had enough shit to read with all the blogs n stuff i read anyway, but i'm thinking of it as a process of 'refining' and 'redeveloping'.

or maybe i'm just bored and have too much time on my hands.

nonetheless, some i've seen so far that have tickled my fancy include:

bubble wrap: trust me, it's awesome and soooo addictive
hot cross haiku: for when you really need to get a haiku out of your system
the superest: the coolest game thang (thanks to angus) and the site that they hopped it from, TinkerX
postsecret: i know it's not new, but i'm just getting into it again, especially with the one about the secret sperm deal between celebrity and the rich woman.
blackbeltjones: for some reason, it took me a really long time to find matt's blog - even though i loved his presentation at Interesting.

and i'm [stupidly] still looking for more blogs to read. ones about books, art, crafty/making stuff, design, architecture, rekkids and writing - if anyone knows of any that they can't believe i haven't seen yet, feel free to rave about it in the comments section. i know that i should probably use delicious tags to do this, but i'm going be a luddyte and use the old school 'word of mouth' method first. ah well.

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9 Comments:

At 28 October, 2007 14:08, Anonymous Anonymous said...

this may be of interest
http://www.cabinet-of-wonders.blogspot.com

 
At 28 October, 2007 18:08, Blogger john dodds said...

so that's why my subscribership went down by one this weekend!

and the bubblewrap is evil.

 
At 28 October, 2007 19:58, Anonymous neilperkin said...

You could try:
http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/
...my fave architecture blog of the moment. Loads of quirky stuff there.

 
At 29 October, 2007 00:41, Blogger lauren said...

gold star for both of you neil and ms/mr anonymous (i really hate getting anonymous comments, but because you've been spot on, and i'm sure you're a nice person, i'll let it go).

both of them are great!

doddsy, it must have been someone else, 'cos i don't even subscribe to your blog - i use the old school way of bookmarking it. and you'll be pleased to know you moved up the ranks in my list this weekend.

but only by default... :p

 
At 29 October, 2007 13:39, Anonymous Tom said...

I have recently been sent an e.mail advertising a website from which I can buy a 'Cock Patch'.

'At last you can get a large cock'.

Let me know if you're interested.

 
At 29 October, 2007 13:49, Blogger lauren said...

i'm not sure what you're asking me tom. am i interested in getting a large cock, or am i interested in the fact that you've been sent an email?

 
At 29 October, 2007 15:58, Anonymous Tom said...

You wanted some recommendations for web sites etc. I'm not saying I RECOMMEND it - but it's the first thing that came to mind.

Ignore me.

 
At 30 October, 2007 05:47, Blogger lauren said...

tom, don't be silly, i was being an idiot.. besides, i couldn't ignore you if i tried.

 
At 30 October, 2007 10:10, Anonymous Tom said...

You know on your ears, there are these little flappy bits in the middle which, if pressed, block out almost all sound ?

If you press them repeatedly (and alternately is best too) then it is possible to ignore most things - even the football scores on the news just before Match of the Day.

 

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