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Ravines of Grand Valley

The ravines winding though the Allendale campus of Grand Valley Sate are among the university’s most prominent physical features. They are a place of learning and scientific discovery, of recreation and leisure, and of inspiration and quiet reflection. 320 more words


Notes on Timbuktu

“Much has been written on the Fondo Ka’ti, the huge collection of old manuscripts in Arabic now preserved in a library in Timbuktu with considerable aid from the government of Andalucia.

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Human Migration, Cultures, And Species Of Exit

So, I've been doing Pitch Wars

I’m sorry I haven’t been posting much lately. I’ve been so tied up with day job work and family things that I’ve barely had to time to think, much less blog, and on top of that, I got into Pitch Wars in August! 576 more words


Proofreading: How To Trick Your Brain When it Wants to Trick You.

I wish I could say that I’m a proofreading genius, but alas, I make dumb mistakes daily. When I worked in PR, we had a system of proofreading each other’s writings, which was a luxury. 644 more words

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Claire's Choice: on an autumnal theme!

As the mornings grow colder and squirrels are to be seen hoarding conkers for the winter, what better for “Claire’s Choice” than to highlight two songs in the Jerwood Library collection celebrating the venerable chestnut tree. 416 more words

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The divine sentence of something arises from nothing


Deadline extended: From Dust to Dawn

The deadline for submission of papers for “From Dust to Dawn. Archival Studies After the Archival Turn” at Uppsala University  (15 – 17 November 2017) has been… 10 more words