I loved reading Coding Horror's discussion of Swoopo. I can't see why the scheme should be made illegal though – it's an ingenious idea.
I visited Jake Spicer's studio yesterday. I saw some fascinating work-in-progress from his project with Megan Cooke, including a piece that did delightful things with perspective. Jake's studio is in New England House. I'd not seen inside the building but have long loved the exterior. I'd love to have a space here, just for the views.
Via extoplasmosis: photographs of Scott's hut on Antarctica. I researched Scott's mission for my Masters dissertation and was fascinated by Antarctica. Nothing rots there, and traces of all the missions remain.
Walking home at the end of the night. Lying at the side of the Hove seafront road was a Santa skin. A passer-by might know of the Santa army's bravery that morning, charging headlong into the wind. They might only see these remains and think this Santa suffered alone.