I'm sure I'm behind the times here, but I'd never seen actual Quidditch pictures before! (For certain values thereof, I mean.) Via File 770.
I love learning about linguistics and was excited to see this list of linguistics podcasts. I particularly liked en clair, on forensic linguistics, because it has beautiful complete transcripts so I caught up just by reading.
The movie Fast Color stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw and is, per the AV Club "part superhero origin story, part multigenerational family drama, part near-future dystopian fable," which sounds relevant to our interests.
The Wound of Very Contrition (3940 words) by cosmogyral
Fandom: Hilary Tamar Mysteries - Sarah Caudwell, Oxford Time Travel Universe - Connie Willis
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Selena Jardine/Julia Larwood
Characters: Hilary Tamar, Selena Jardine, Julia Larwood, Michael Cantrip, Desmond Ragwort, Kivrin Engle, James Dunworthy
Summary: The Royal Historical Society seeks from all those who once worked with him a reminiscence of James Dunworthy, lately retired at the peak of his eminence, and I believe the time has come at last for me to give mine. “After all,” as my young friend Selena Jardine said when I asked for her legal advice, “it’s not actually libelous. And I suppose no one but me will be harmed at this stage.” // * // In which Hilary Tamar kidnaps a child from the Middle Ages; and other academic crimes which are, properly considered, James Dunworthy's fault.
Hi this is the best. (WIP but first chapter is satisfying on its own.)
National Geographic, a few years ago, on how extremely precise measurements were taken of Notre Dame. I get emotional when overtired, so I had to stop looking at the news, but I wonder if architectural restorations include all the kludgy bits?