The Dim Pause

๐Ÿ”— The fresco โ€œLeda and the Swanโ€ - Parco Archeologico di Pompei

Middle of November and itโ€™s warm enough to spend the afternoon sitting in the garden.

View over Aberdare on a short walk this afternoon.

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Sharing a track from ViewRanger

HT @lohang@mastodon.social ๐Ÿ”— War, censorship, and the invention of โ€œfake newsโ€

๐Ÿ”— A gallon of 2,000-year-old wine found in tomb

ICC Womenโ€™s World Twenty20 2018 ๐Ÿ starts today โ€“ see tournament guide and players to watch and full fixture list. Should be some good cricket to watch and the bonus for me is that most matches are being broadcast live at fairly decent times in the UK.

Found a minor niggle with the new Mastodon features. Set up my ActivityPub/Mastodon-compatible username as @TheDimPause@thedimpau.se, but am finding in Mastodon this is appearing as @TheDImPause@thedimpau.se - any possible reason for this change of case @manton?

Alone for my evening meal tonight, so I cooked moules mariniรจre.

๐Ÿ”— King Crimson Cardiff Show by Tony Levin

Flooding in Venice ๐Ÿ”— Acqua alta is a big nuisance

Train to work cancelled because of slippery rails ๐Ÿšž ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Thought this was an appropriate choice to start reading on Halloween ๐Ÿ‘ป ๐ŸŽƒ ๐Ÿ“š

Currently reading: Dark Matter by Michelle Paver ๐Ÿ“š

๐Ÿ”— Venice under water as Italy hit by fierce wind and heavy rain

๐Ÿ”— David Byrne: โ€˜My agent says Iโ€™m having a Leonard Cohen momentโ€™

David Byrne at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Saturday 27th October 2018. Brilliant show with excellent support from Benjamin Clementine. ๐ŸŽต

๐Ÿ”— Enchanted garden of frescoes unearthed at Pompeii

๐Ÿ”— Whoโ€™s the Most Instagrammed Writer of All Time?

I will be tempted ๐ŸŽฎ โ€“ Sega Mega Drive returns

Why the ultimate breakfast of champions might just be wine and cheese

Currently reading: Venice by Peter Ackroyd ๐Ÿ“š

Testing out Pi-Hole applied as DNS to a few of our mobile devices - seems to be working well

Pihole

๐Ÿ”— Peterloo: The man who ordered a massacre

Blue Monday is a great song by New Order โ€“ just eating an equally brilliant cheese of the same name ๐Ÿง€

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