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Fascinating Stuff and Interesting Links

Try out some of these links for a variety of fun and intriguing activities:

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text

Generate a cloud

A kerning game - achieve pleasant and readable text by distributing the space between letters - you get a score.

Play the kerning game

View this hand-written and illuminated bible

View Saint Johns Bible

A stunning virtual reality tour of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican

Take the tour

Make an altered book with coptic binding

View instructions

The aim of the e-codices project is to provide access to all medieval and selected early modern manuscripts of Switzerland via a virtual library

View the manuscripts index

The ampersand character in a variety of elegant fonts

View website

The story of how we got our alphabets

View the BBC article

Clay tiles incorporating poetry

View the tiles

Scrapbooking resources

View resources

Incorporating calligraphy into stitching and embroidery

View Rosalind Wyatt’s work

A website with a variety of calligraphic computer fonts

View website

Photographic records of publicly available lettering and type throughout London

View website

Why are fountain pen sales rising?

View BBC Article

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