It’s Reason Day, the date that the National Collective campaign has nominated as a good day to explain some reasons why voting for independence is a great choice.
Another fantastic Boulet webcomic, about how everything of great wonder becomes mundane.
This is a heartbreaking but inspiring episode of Crossing Continents - it follows teams of volunteers in Russia who are trying to find the remains of the over 4 million Red Army soldiers who are still officially listed as Missing in Action.
After listening to the excellent Ancient World Podcast, I picked up one of the books mentioned by the host, Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West by Tom Holland, largely on the strength of recommendation.
I’m rather enjoying Chuck Wendig’s NaNoWriMo Dialogues, a series of posts where he talks to an imaginary NaNoWriMo-ite about the challenges of trying to get 50,000 words written in 30 days. Here’s posts One, Two, Three, Four and Five so far.