Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.


A Journey through UK’s Workhouse History, a podcast, with Peter Higginbotham

“It Was as Much for Me As for Anybody Else”: The Creation of Self-Validating Records
The focus in this article is those who experienced “cleansing” from trauma, be it chronic or temporary, but applicable to everyone.

Digital Preservation at the Library of Birmingham: Digital Preservation and Access
Selected items online including Birmingham Rate Books – Digitised PDFs of Birmingham Rate Books 1901 to 1918, and Map Collections – Digitised maps of Birmingham and West Midlands.

Researchers have discovered exceptionally potent antibodies that can neutralize virtually all known variants of the COVID-19 virus—including Omicron, a new study shows.
Really good news, if the promise holds and “side effects” are not an issue.

Thanks to this week’s contributors: Anonymous, Brenda Turner, gail benjafield, Kim Barnsdale, Nick Mcdonald, Steve Whitwill, Sunday Thompson, Teresa, Unknown.

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