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Last Updated: Friday, 20 May, 2005, 16:48 GMT 17:48 UK
Kate Russell
By Kate Russell
BBC Click Online Webscape-r

Kate Russell gives us her latest selection of the best sites on the World Wide Web.

The Papier Mache Resource

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Do you remember doing papier-mâché modelling at school?

I recall it as being great fun, mulching clogs of mushy newspaper into vaguely recognisable shapes before painting it brightly and excusing it under the global banner of art.

Now thanks to The Papier-Mâché Resource, sent in by Graham Palmer from England, I wish I had paid more attention.

To get a good idea about why I am so impressed, I suggest you jump straight into the Galleries section, which might help you see this art form in a new way.

Here you can browse the work of Jackie, the website's creator and dozens and dozens of visitors to the website.

There really is some stunning art work here. Once you are feeling suitably inspired, take a look at the various guides and tutorials on making your own papier-mâché models.

If your interest is piqued enough, there are plenty of articles for you to learn about every aspect of papier-mâché art.

Punk 77

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From childhood memories we go now to teenage angst, and a stylish and brilliantly put together website all about punk.

Regardless of whether you ever went through a punk phase yourself, I am pretty sure most people will find something of interest in these nostalgic pages at Punk77.

The first thing to strike me as I entered the site was the design.

I love the moody artwork and all the rough edges. It simply screams punk rock.

All the links are laid out clearly on the left, and it seems like the site's creator who, from what I can tell is just an individual with a passion for punk, has spent an awful lot of time pulling all this information together.

Essentially it covers the UK punk scene from 1976-79, and has some really interesting opinions on the way the genre developed.

It describes itself as both an objective and subjective history, how very punk of it.


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Recently we looked at photo management software you can download for your computer, but here is a similar type of application that works in web space, and adds a new dimension of community.

At Flickr you are welcomed into a warm and friendly community atmosphere with this crisp and simple website.

You have two main choices, register, or just browse the existing directories.

You can use the search box on the opening page, or browse everyone's photos by clicking the link underneath.

Once set up you can start using this website like one of those connected friend networks that became so popular last year

Upload pictures, add comments, invite friends, share photos either privately or publicly, and enter and receive comments.

People put all sorts up on these pages, so obviously discretion should be used when surfing with minors.

Glastonbury Games

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Finally, with it being the famous Glastonbury festival this weekend, I thought I would show you a flash online game that might make you feel a bit like you are there, and prepare you for the inevitable if you are lucky enough to actually be going.

Glastonbury Games is the home of a tongue in cheek game which pokes fun at some of the less savoury aspects of festival life, such as the portable toilets.

There are three games altogether. Mud Slide, which needs no explanation really, Tent Pegging, which sees you desperately trying to keep your tent up as stumbling festival goers trip over your guylines and Long Drop, which sees you looking after certain sanitary horrors that only someone who has attended a major festival can appreciate.

The games are not particularly highbrow, mostly they are just mad button mashing to the accompaniment of live recordings from previous festivals.

A good bit of lunchtime fun, though, and as close to attending the festival as most of us will get this year.

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