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We Love the Internet 2021/52: The How Tiktok reads your mind edition

Part 1: For the day job

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Part 2: For the lunch-break

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Animal corner:

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Part 3: For the weekend

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My five fives of 2021

Previous lists for 2020201920182017201620152014201320122011 and 2010.

Top 5 Films (Cinema)

(Released in UK cinemas in 2021, which I have seen. Links point to IMDb)

  1. Another Round
  2. The French Dispatch
  3. Free Guy
  4. Spider-Man: No Way Home
  5. Annette

Top 5 Films (Home)

(Watched for the first time in 2021. Links point to IMDb)

  1. Nomadland
  2. Palm Springs
  3. Promising Young Woman
  4. The Power Of The Dog
  5. CODA

Top 5 Albums

(Released in the UK in 2021, which I have heard. Links point to Spotify)

  1. Olivia Rodrigo – Sour
  2. Chvrches – Screen Violence
  3. St. Vincent – Daddy’s Home
  4. Wolf Alice – Blue Weekend
  5. Low – Hey What

Top 5 TV series (non BBC)

(Released in the UK in 2021, that I watched. Links point to IMDb)

  1. Maid
  2. It’s A Sin
  3. Succession S3
  4. Mare Of Easttown
  5. Reservation Dogs

Top 5 Books

(That I read in 2021. Links point to Amazon)

  1. Isaac Asimov – The Foundation
  2. John Steinback – Of Mice And Men
  3. China Mieville – Perdido Street Station
  4. Adrian Tchaikovsky – Children Of Time
  5. Kiley Reid – Such A Fun Age

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We Love the Internet 2021/51: The Busy simulator edition

Part 1: For the day job

Things to think about:

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Part 2: For the lunch-break

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Part 3: For the weekend

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We Love the Internet 2021/50: The Three steps to the future edition

Part 1: For the day job

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Part 2: For the lunch-break

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Part 3: For the weekend

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We Love the Internet 2021/49: The Movable feast edition

Part 1: For the day job

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Part 2: For the lunch-break

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Animal corner:

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Part 3: For the weekend

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sk

We Love the Internet 2021/48: The Spotify Wrapped, unwrapped edition

Part 1: For the day job

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Part 2: For the lunch-break

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Animal corner:

Tweets of the week:

Part 3: For the weekend

Longer reads:

sk