Category: Life: Books

  • Books: Big Amazon.co.uk order

    Well, I’ve just some of my Christmas Shopping on Amazon.co.uk and it’s come to quite a bit! I’ve brought some of the stuff for myself (hey, I deserve to be treated 🙂 ), but…! Book: Eaters of the Dead – Michael Crichton – £4.79 Book: Sphinx – Robin Cook – £5.59 Book: Vector – Robin […]

  • Books: Bible in Five Words

    Davezilla (with thanks to Natalie) has got the entire Old Testament and New Testament of The Bible in ‘five words per chapter’ format. And with descriptions such as “Matthew: Verily, Christ was way cool.” how can you not enjoy the Bible?

  • Books: Distributed Proofreaders: 100 pages

    Woo! I’ve just completed my 100th page for Distributed Proofreaders (see previous entry). 100 pages puts me in joint 236th position out of 3420 (I’m guessing quite a few people pick ‘100 pages’ as a good resting point). I’ve just been first-level proof reading “The Happy Adventurers” by Lydia Miller Middleton: ok, it’s a children’s […]

  • Books: Distributed Proofreaders

    I came across Distributed Proofreaders via an article on Slashdot (although the article has now been replicated on Kuro5hin). Basically, it’s a group of volunteers (a bit like ODP) that “proof-read” books for Project Gutenberg (a site where you can download ‘out-of-copyright’ books). I’ve only been a member now for just over 24 hours, but […]