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In Writing

Jennifer Walshe Portal

October 2010

National Folklore Collection, University College Dublin

"Some 10,000 hours of audio recordings of English and Irish speakers, spanning more than a century, are housed in the National Folklore Collection. The recordings represent many different aspects of Irish folklore, including folk narrative, music and song, custom and belief, oral history etc."


CyBeRev is a website of Terasem Movement, Inc, an organisation advocating the use of nanotechnology and "cyberconsciousness" to extend human life. On CyBeRev, visitors can make "mindfiles" by uploading information about themselves such as photos, videos and audio files alongside creating a backup of their most important traits and memories.


" History in HD is a vintage photo blog featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1950s. The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago."

The Wonderful And The Obscure

"A look at some of the more remarkable items found during 25 years of collecting all manner of recordings."


Blog dedicated to collecting all manner of retro-futurist writing, news clippings, videos and other ephemera.


Stream of Jennifer Walshe's "Hotel Chelsea" hosted by the new music radio show Nova. "Hotel Chelsea" is 1:24:25 into the programme.

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