I was shocked this week to find that Google have decided to scrap Google Reader on July 1st. I have been using Google Reader longer than I have been writing a blog, and that has been surprisingly over 6 years now. What that means for people like me is that I need to find an alternative reader. As yet I have not decided which one I will choose. But what it does mean for people who read my blog is that if you use Google Reader, you will also need to change to a different reader as well. When you become a 'follower' on a blog hosted by Blogger, posts made on those blogs automatically come up in your Google Reader. Today I have added a 'Follow by Email' option in the side bar here. The big advantage of using a reader is that if someone posted something and you want to go back and read it again, you don't have to trawl through their blog to find what you are looking for. Google's excuse is that Google Reader has become less popular. By the protests across the net you would not think this is correct. I have a few blogs I read in Reader that I have not added links to here. At some point I will get around to adding them to the list of links.
I enjoyed watching the video about the recreation of the Hunt of the Unicorn series woven at West Dean. Beautiful colours and such superb fine detail.