– A new episode of my favourite ever travelogue Matt Kresling’s Madagascar Diaries.
– Mastering the split stroke (via @WillGroveWhite)
– Ukulele players square off in the Melbourne International Median Strip Table Tennis Tournament (don’t get too excited by the “strip table tennis” bit).
– Savannah Smith is raising money to record her debut album.
Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer is Michael Gove’s favourite rapper (he’s the UK’s Education Secretary and exactly the person you’d expect to have an upper class white guy as his favourite rapper). Perhaps they’ll overturn that rule about rappers in the Bullingdon club. Here’s Mr B’s reaction to it.
The attempt to make the ukulele Hawaii’s official instrument has run up against opposition from the powerful steel guitar lobby. But the Hawaiian legislature is also having a hard time deciding whether it’s totally fine for cops to have sex with prostitutes so clearly they’ve got hard decisions to make.