Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Reviewing the year.

Busy constructing a news-review of 2004 and am yet to come across a good source. Here at the GAOL we've been constructing a diary of events as they happen.

The web offers a couple of "week at a glance" sites such as Daily Telegraph and BBC but nothing for the whole year.

Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Finding anniversaries

Doing some research on prominent upcoming anniversaries reminded me of the value of the Longman "Chronicle of the 20th Century". It was published in July 1988 and is crammed with an almost day-by-day overview of the century. It's great for pre-web material and well worth holding on to - it's now out of print and a copy could set you back as much as £500.

The best web anniversay tool I know of is the BBC's On This Day

Monday, November 22, 2004

The beginning

In the beginning, there was a test posting . . .