Today, Algy’s Tumblr friends in America – and the Tumblr gods themselves – have been organizing protests against potential US legislation which is intended to divide the internet into paid-for fast traffic, and second-class, very slow free traffic.

Algy noticed that many of his friends were using avatars and making blog posts which were related to “spinners” or progress bars – the animated symbols you see when waiting for something to load. It was a gorgeous autumn day, so Algy decided to go to the beach and create his very own “sands of time” waiting animation, to show solidarity with all his friends in the USA. The only problem was, it was so sunny and warm under the sand dunes – and waiting for the sand to run through his finger feathers was so very boring – that he just kept dropping off to sleep…

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