World In One City

>> World in One City
Londoners Alex Horne and Owen Powell are approaching the end of their one year quest to prove that London is the most cosmopolitan city in the world. To do this they aim to meet and chat to a citizen from every country in the world who currently lives and works in London. With 7 days remaining, they have 12 countries left to find. Read about their adventures and see if you can help them find their last 12 international ex-pats.
Also mentioned today:
>> The Cliché Rotation Project
A site which aims to replace all overtired clichés with fresher equivalents of similar meaning. Thus ‘Born with a silver spoon in his mouth’ is replaced by ‘Born with a venture capitalist in the family’ and so on.
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BBC Memoryshare

>> An introduction to Memoryshare
>> View Memories
Memoryshare aims to be a living archive of personal memories from 1900 to the present day. This is really engaging and accessible social history, contributed by BBC viewers and listeners across the UK. Anyone registered with bbc.co.uk can contribute to Memoryshare either by submitting their own stories or commenting on stories posted by other users. Memories can be browsed by date or by subject.
Highlights include