- These are spectacular – ancient monasteries in Armenia: definitely on my bucket list.
- Chris Green on the cons and pros of pastors using social media
- And while I’m on his blog, great news about the volume of Mike Ovey essays that he’s been editing.
- 6 books for Small Groups wanting to think about Art from a Christian perspective.
- Emma has gathered some lovely promises to help when the head is not thinking straight.
- Philip Yancey on the battle to keep reading in a distracting world – important stuff
- This is a powerful site – the Legacies of British Slave-owners is an online database of British families who benefited from the slave trade… did your family…?
- Remarkable – 1.5 million volunteers planted 66 million trees in 12 hours – only in India – a great visualisation of the families of languages
- The western world’s political landscape is shifting at great speed. This is a helpful insight in the FT – the rise of the political fan
- These are beautiful: Nobuhiro Nakanishi is a Japanese artist who has produced these astonishing Layered Landscapes (eg above)
- This is stunning – massively slowed down footage of a hummingbird drinking (from NatGeo)
- Don Maclean’s American Pie has been endlessly analysed – this is one of the better, more convincing stabs at the day the music died.
- China introduces ‘husband storage pods’ in shopping centres. Makes perfect sense
- Some playful but stunning photographic engagements with architecture around the world
- If you’re going to use English on clothes, it’s not difficult to get such an international language checked out – or so you’d think