Lonely Planet

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Lonely Planet – lonelyplanet.com Key Links lonelyplanet.com https://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/categories/talk-to-lonely-planet https://www.lonelyplanet.com/travel-tips-and-articles/how-to-choose-a-responsible-travel-operator/40625c8c-8a11-5710-a052-1479d275459e Highlights Useful books Interesting history Friends have been authors Planeta.com Publishers International Literacy Day is September 8

International Literacy Day 2018

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay International Literacy Day is celebrated annually worldwide and brings together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, NGOs, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and experts in the field. Key Links https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/literacyday Concept note (PDF) Translating: International Literacy Day Spanish: Día Internacional de la Alfabetización Chinanteco de San Felipe …

Green Humour

Twitter Profile Delhi-based cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty is one of favorite people to follow on Twitter. Key Links http://www.greenhumour.com https://twitter.com/thetoonguy Tweets by thetoonguy Features Wildlife Map of Hong Kong The map was produced with the aim of spreading awareness among Hong Kongers about its biodiversity, and to promote activities such as bird-watching and nature-hiking among the …

Story Links

Photo: Beans> Quotes and links related to story and stories presented in somewhat random fashion: Storytelling = Conveying of events in words, and images, often by improvisation Quotes “You can’t just change the image or the stories, you need to change the storytellers.” – Elaine Welteroth And your life is a story like the wind …

Talanoa

Buzzwords Talanoa (“talk” or “discussion” in Fijian, Samoan and Tongan) is a Pacific Island form of dialogue that brings people together to share opposing views without any predetermined expectations for agreement. Talanoa participants set the parameters for their discussions: inclusion, reconciliation and mutual respect. – David Robinson and Kayt Robinson, Pacific ways of talk – …

Landline

Buzzwords Landline = a conventional telecommunications connection by cable laid across land, typically either on poles or buried underground Headlines landline-phones-in-the-united-states Embedded Tweets #Infographic shows that landline phones are a dying breed. When was the last year you lived in a house with a landline? I had landline phones (which I didn't use) in various …

Literacy

Buzzwords Literacy = The ability to read and write Celebrations September 8 is International Literacy Day Slideshare Literacy Day Embedded Tweets if you can read this keep doing New Zealand proud — Brendan Kelly (@brendankellol) December 6, 2017 Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Literacy Links International Literacy Day is …

Book Lovers Day

Image: Mexico: Adventures in Nature August 9 is Book Lovers Day, an unofficial holiday that encourages people to pick up a book (or two) and spend the day reading. Hashtag: #BookLoversDay Elsewhere on the Web https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/fun/book-lovers-day Embedded Tweets Fans of books & birds, here's a book for you! "What bird is that?" (1931) was Australia's …

hoopla

Logo One of our favorite apps for borrowing digital media, starting with books and audio books: hoopla – hoopladigital.com – is a groundbreaking service offered by local libraries. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose …