We’re starting out seriously. Such is the nature of thoughty Thursday.
Anna Lovind’s wish for us all: the year without rape.
Amanda Palmer’s open letter to a fan on the topic of the choice to have a child as a working artist. Brainpickings.
Alison Bechdel gives credit where credit is due: please call it the Bechdel-Wallace test, thankyouverymuch. The Mary Sue.
Check out these anti-suffragette post cards from the early 20th century. Brainpickings.
Alan Watts speaks about death, in a beautifully animated short. Brainpickings.
I’ve just spent two and a half weeks in London, a city with the most wonderful, heritage buildings, well preserved by a concerned municipal council. So I wanted to share this post by Studio 123 that looks at how Sudbury is brightening up its downtown. [Mel’s note: The Forken Spoon is now a pizza joint O.o ]
Watch Jeff Bollow’s TED talk on how to expand your imagination:
Amazing photo captures a plane struck by lightning as it flies through a rainbow. What are the chances? IFLS.
The science of six degrees of separation from Veritasium:
An Outlander post in the Thoughty Thursday curation? Yup. Cause its focus is on herbalism.
Tori Amos is one of my all time favourite musical artists. Silent all these years:
Have a fabulous Friday!
See you Saturday.