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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 pgwebdesign.net 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 da-font.com website


Photographic records of publicly available lettering and type throughout London

View londontypographica.com website


Why are fountain pen sales rising?

View BBC Article


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