Does September feel more like the onslaught of a brand new year? It does for me, and since autumn is my favourite time of the year, I couldn’t be happier. 266 more words
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Today’s guest picture shows my brother scaling a mountain in New Zealand. He is very energetic. If he sees a mountain, he climbs it.
Our recent spell of chilly mornings came to end today and it was pleasantly mild when I poked my nose out of the back door for the first time. 658 more words
Archiving is essentially the storing of something for future access. History is based on accounts of what happened that were archived. If people did not document and archive the happenings through newspapers, books, testimonies, biographies and archive them, we would not have access to information from the past. 586 more words
Described by Jacques Derrida, the process of archiving is: “to run after the archive, even if there’s too much of it… it is to have a compulsive, repetitive, and nostalgic desire for the archive, an irrepressible desire to return to the origin, a homesickness, a nostalgia for the return to the most archaic place of absolute commencement.” 132 more words