It seems that from the loins of generalpraxis a number of offshoot blogs are springing. For the sake of completeness, here's the current list, apart from this one:
Museum of the 70s - an eclectic collection of resources, links and occasional musings about culture, design and society in the 1970s
Museum of the 80s - much the same, but smaller for the 1980s
Repetition Machine - a liveblogging experiment in social news media started on Obama's election night and continuing sporadically
And a new one: Creative Crunch: exploring the impact of the recession on the so-called 'creative economy'
...and I'm finding socialmedian an interesting way of gathering and aggregating news stories that don't always find their way to the top of the big news agenda. It's still a bit geeky but that could change over time...