Above, Pin Tailed Duck by John James Audubon, from the University of Pittsburgh’s digital library, via here.
Below the fold, a few more old tweets.
I'm not getting rid of dip pens or brushes, but this Uni Pin Fine Line pen is a new essential for me: google.co.uk/products?q=%22…
Magnum photographer Thomas Hoepker on life behind the Berlin Wall - youtu.be/Z8BojR2BEt8 - via @lahoare and The @bobfrombrockley Daily
DougSaunders Doug Saunders
Tehran's Irony Brigade lands a roundhouse blow: bit.ly/sxpuAL
bobivry Bob Ivry
Occupy the narrative!
Unreliable numbers on Iraq: figures for number of widows ranging from 86,000 to 1m. Pick a side, pick a number. Grim. nytimes.com/2011/11/25/wor…
abuaardvark Marc Lynch
FP's Middle East Thinkers, my post for @MidEastChannel Editor's Blog -- the key: blame @blakehounshell bit.ly/vuwxFx
Over the Pyrenees on The Freedom Trail / Le Chemin de la Liberte - BBC R4 - bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01… - Via @poumista1937 - poumista.wordpress.com/2011/11/26/le-…
Syria Human Rights Abuses: Worse Than You Think ht.ly/7HeVx
Music Mondays: Anarchist fado wp.me/pgCTE-Os
PresentJoys Present Joys
It's Cagoule week! Shipping is now FREE for everyone. (Will refund all the ones who already paid for it). OHYEAH! shop.presentjoys.com/product/cagoule
CharleyParkerLC Charley Parker
Audubon's surprisingly complex and dramatic Birds of America in high resolution: Lines and Colors post: is.gd/ZyduaM
A Darkness Visible, Seamus Murphy's Afghanistan photos & film. "Time well spent." mediastorm.com/publication/a-… Via Terry Glavin transmontanus.blogspot.com/2011/11/reason…
Dean of Bradford "I do not regard Mr Lowles as a liar..impossible for us to offer a platform to Mr Atzmon" hopenothate.org.uk/blog/article/1… @hopenothate
Mean benches - Michael Sporn photos of how New York benches have become inhospitable to sleep on: michaelspornanimation.com/splog/?p=2838
Thanks for #ff to @RolandDodds @normblog @citizen_sane @bobfrombrockley - here's a Van Beuren cartoon, The Tuba Tooter: youtu.be/Tbk7XB8yFwo
@Somoeh Idiot. Your own tweet underlines and colludes in Atzmon's racism: twitter.com/#!/Somoeh/stat… @martinxo @LutherBlissetts @raiseyourbanner
MaxDunbar1 Max Dunbar
Anyone have a room in South Manchester I can rent? Friendly happy literate smoker, looking at Levenshulme/Fallowfield/Withington. Please RT!
kennypenman Kenny Penman
via @kelliestrom - read up on the Gilad Atzmon anti-semitism, holocaust denial before you go see him play a… (cont) deck.ly/~awOqs
@kennypenman Thanks for retweeting - you know that list is all about this Gilad Atzmon business? brockley.blogspot.com/2011/11/stop-r…
@citizen_sane We all descend into sloganeering and cliché sometimes, but damn, got to resist the urge!
#ff Suggestions from list linked in prev. tweet @hopenothate @martinxo @bobfrombrockley @MaxDunbar1 @fleshisgrass More: twitter.com/#!/jonathonbla…
#ff Please consider following some of the anti-racists honoured to be included in this little list: twitter.com/#!/jonathonbla…
#ff @PeterRisdon @OliverKamm and @citizen_sane for arguments that involve historical detail and complexity, not just sloganeering.
#ff The noble @ianarchiebeck - going above and beyond the call of duty today in the service of children's writing - good luck with it!
@seedsown She was new to me - thank Pauline and her blog for a story well told!
Did I just get blocked by @Glinner because I won't defend torture?!
@Glinner @PeterRisdon @citizen_sane No defence of torture from me - but then I'm not playing the same simplistic game you seem to prefer.
@Glinner ..following votes in the US congress and the House of Commons, citing UN resolutions back to Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait..
@PeterRisdon @Glinner Best not to muddle people with details - Bush and Blair is so much easier to remember and repeat.. B&B, B&B, B&B..
Michael Sporn serves up a Donald Duck feast for the day that's in it: michaelspornanimation.com/splog/?p=2833
Gilad Atzmon's "Holocaust Tax Allowance" MT @hopenothate HOPE not hate blog: More offensive offerings: bit.ly/ughe3A #antisemtisim
"many abusive emails.. from the same two or three people" MT @hopenothate GILAD ATZMON: Supporting Holocaust Deniers.. bit.ly/sTA0pV
A sad joy, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy sings Tim McGraw's Just To See You Smile youtu.be/tZTFpHTM6WI
MT @Johndogsongs Good piece on McCanns today .. by @dansabbagh - guardian.co.uk/media/2011/nov… - #Leveson
helenlewis Helen Lewis
Subtract the cameras & THEN imagine a dozen men jostling each other, all trying to look up a woman's skirt as she gets out of a car.
helenlewis Helen Lewis
Me @newstatesman - why isn't #leveson talking more about the predatory paparazzi? newstatesman.com/blogs/helen-le…
monaeltahawy Mona Eltahawy
12 hours with Interior Ministry bastards and military intelligence combined. Can barely type - must go xray arms after CSF pigs beat me.
RamyYaacoub Ramy Yaacoub
#freemona #FreeAlaa #FreeMaikel #Free13000 #freeamericanstudents #freeJehaneNoujaim #Jan25 #Egypt #Tahrir
Posts by @Dima_Khatib on arrests of Jehane Noujaim dimakhatib.com/2011/11/jehan-… and of Mona el Tahawy dimakhatib.com/2011/11/mona.h… - #Tahrir #Egypt
NadiaE Nadia El-Awady
Just woke up to read the news that my school pal @monaeltahawy was arrested and beaten. Man, did they pick the wrong person! #FreeMona
monaeltahawy Mona Eltahawy
Beaten arrested in interior ministry
Likely to be more talky than Aki youtube.com/watch?v=2I9KXR… RT @fpinternational Julie Delpy to direct Joe Strummer biopic bbc.in/vt5aAZ
krmaher katherine maher
Incredible photo RT @NadiaE: Protesters save people from burning building sparked by MOI assault twitpic.com/7irt45 #Egypt #Tahrir
Editorial in Politiken, Denmark - Agnes Cupcakes exploitation shows consequences of union absence from an industry: translate.google.com/translate?sl=d…
Denmark's govt. to approve gay church weddings RT @manusareen Så ramte nyheden om homo ægteskaber Washington Post washingtonpost.com/world/europe/d…
@LutherBlissetts @martinxo I was damn glad to find myself on his troll list once I twigged the reason. Am now following more folks from it.
Following the Betty Chung clip earlier, here's the Leningrad Cowboys playing These Boots Are Made for Walkin' youtu.be/SRvL11JdNBE
#Tahrir : Day 5’s massacre - blog post by @Zeinobia - #Egypt - egyptianchronicles.blogspot.com/2011/11/tahrir…
Details of ammunition used against #Tahrir protesters #Egypt treehugginghoolah.blogspot.com/2011/11/tahrir… Via @knight_kadosh @monaeltahawy
Charlie Paul's Ralph Steadman film 'For No Good Reason' trailer and gallery: fornogoodreasonmovie.com
Further to last tweet,the Iakov Chernikhov International Foundation icif.ru/Engl/index.htm & his architectural fantasies icif.ru/Engl/cycles.htm
Graveyard of Utopia, nice pix with very long USSR architecture text - in white on black! via The @bobfrombrockley Daily rosswolfe.wordpress.com/2011/11/22/the…
LutherBlissetts Luther Blissetts
#Palestine Solidarity Campaign does not work with Gilad Atzmon: twitter.com/#!/PSCupdates/… @addthis #OWS Atzmon works w/ neonazis conspiracists
Betty Chung sings Nancy Sinatra's 'Bang Bang' - youtu.be/J6waBZrcnrM
Tantawi speech & SCAF econ. pol. interests RT @abuaardvark Toss Egyptian transition plan out the window, by @bungdan csmonitor.com/World/Backchan…
Bradford TUC call on music festival to withdraw invitation to Gilad Atzmon ( Re. @raiseyourbanner ) - Shiraz Socialist shirazsocialist.wordpress.com/2011/11/23/bra…
tomgara Tom Gara
Bermondsey Street, London: this is what gentrification looks like: picplz.com/Zzmn
Little Lord Gruffalo lays down his sweet head! MT @wstonesbelfast Gruffalo nativity scene.. the festive spirit! pic.twitter.com/wyWhMkqi
Polblog reading selected by @RolandDodds here: butiamaliberal.com/2011/11/elsewh… on issues of the day, Greece, EU, US Right, Atzmon, OWS, Po-Mo-ism, &c.