First in honor of the Olympics: A Know-It-All's Guide To Olympic Music http://t.co/P1GOf2Pk -- NPR News (@nprnews). You can read or listen to the story, they also have a link to the Olympic Anthem, aka Bugler's Dream. Then from @lynncorrigan a link to a nifty London tube map pinterest.com/pin/2215208753…
To learn about the city hosting the Olympics you can listen to: Docs: London Calling: The London Chronicles - 14 Jul 2012. Can a city retain a memory and if so what does it... http://t.co/AflBjKC2 -- BBC Podcasts (@bbc_podcasts) or watch This videographic explains the trends in population, immigration and housing that have made London what it is today http://t.co/UcaEmMbO -- The Economist (@TheEconomist)
In preparation for 2014 there is: NTS News: Battle of Bannockburn brand and website launched in Hollywood style: The branding and website (www.bat... http://t.co/F5xjrToj -- Scottish History (@ScottishHistory) and learn about funded events for Homecoming Scotland here (actually this was from the Linkedin Group, Homecoming Scotland 2014.)
If you have a yen for history there you can Learn about the Jacobite (and Stuart) family tree by watching a 4-minute film from Scotland’s National Portrait Gallery http://t.co/HauC7Zcp -- ScotlandsPeople (@ScotlandsPeople) or read A new book aims to identify the distinctive contribution made by Scotland to the British Empire: bit.ly/MFoWqE from History Today (@HistoryToday). One of the editors of this books is Tom Devine. Seriously, I don't know how that man finds time to sleep and eat!
Look at pretty pictures here: The Courier: Britain From Above — historic photo archive goes online http://t.co/u4NgucGh -- Scottish History (@ScottishHistory)
And finally, just for fun, 8 reasons why Twitter can boost your happiness: http://t.co/fF4pZTxf -- Gretchen Rubin (@gretchenrubin).
Thanks to all the Tweeters for sharing such great stories and helping me craft this week's post!
Happy Reading and be sure to go for gold in all that you do this week.