Femmostroppo Reader, Feb 29 2012

Forgive me readers, it has been >2wks since my last FR! If you follow me on Twitter, you may have already seen these.  Items of interest come across recently in my feed-reader or via twitter (please consider following some of the tweeters). What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments. Shameless self-promotion entirely welcome!

  • First, GET ON THIS! via @teh_aimee: how to delete your google web browsing history before march 1. this is important, people… http://bit.ly/AaF74R
  • Second, a bit of froth that I found last night - Oh dear, so many period drama men somehow end up getting a wee bit damp #socareless - “It’s Raining Men” http://youtu.be/TOFps_Naytg
Video description: a montage of many classic historical romance films concentrating mostly on the heroes who have been caught in the rain (Amazing Grace 2006; Casanova 2005; Emma 1996, NorthAnger Abbey 2007; North & South 2004; Persuasion 2007; Pride & Prejudice 1995, 2005; Sense & Sensibility 1996, 2008; The Shadow in the North 2007; Wives & Daughters 1999), music soundtrack is “It’s Raining Men” by : Countdown & DJ R2

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5 replies

  1. It is a definite sign of my complete inability to Keep Up that every time I see the word “Pinterest” I still think it’s going to have something to do with Harold Pinter.

  2. I am breaking my own commenting guidelines in order to do a bit of shameless self-promotion! I have just started blogging and this is my recent effort: http://ollieroberts.blogspot.com/2012/02/decolonising-ones-mind.html
    orlando, I’m not up to date with pinterest either. To be honest I haven’t totally got a grip on twitter yet …

    • ollie, surely responding to an explicit invitation to self-promotion can’t break even the most stringent guidelines – the invitation is an over-ride.
      Welcome, anyway.

  3. I just wrote this little piece about Girls in English Lit texts. Thought the Hoydens might care (and wanted more than just my mother to read this particular post, since I’m in a tizzy about it):

    Also, I feel like I say this every time I comment, but it can’t be said enough: THANKS FOR THE SITE. xo

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