Thursday, October 18, 2012
This week's links. Enjoy.
13 Albums for Autumn
The lovely blog absinthemindedswede has assembled a great autumn playlist that really capture the mood of the season, including the tallest man on earth, wayne shorter, david sylvian, nick drake, sparklehorse, beth gibbons and thelonius monk.
A Trip to the Faroe Islands
Take a little mental holiday from work and check out this slide show of utterly stunning photos of the Faroe Islands, located in the North Atlantic halfway between Norway and Iceland. Gorgeous.
Reading on the Move: A Victorian Precedent
With the introduction of the railway, the Victorian era saw the taste for portable reading matter explode. Fascinating piece on how our current love of iPads and such is just a new twist on an old theme.
Check out this sweet little animated short by Emily Jeffers, about letting go of a beautiful hope that was never meant to last. Lovely.
From Russia With Love
With its wintery foliage, snug throws and Tsar-style accessories, Cathryn Constable's 1820 townhouse in Islington, London is testament to her love of Russia — follow the link for a slide show of her space.
The Seeds They Carried
Fascinating NYT article about New York City's flourishing West Indian gardens.
The Moomins and the Great Flood
Lovely news for fans of Tove Jansson's wonderful Moomins — a new translation of her first ever Moomins book is set for release next month. Written in 1945, The Moomins and the Great Flood tells the story of Moominmamma and young Moomintroll's hunt for the long lost Moominpappa "through forest and flood", accompanied with Jansson's beautiful illustrations.
Stephen Colbert Interviews Morrissey
If anyone can hold their own with the mercurial singer Morrissey, it's Stephen Colbert. Awesome.
Maple Glazed Acorn Squash with Apple, Parsnip and Sage
A warming and healthy autumnal dish that takes full advantage of seasonal produce. Via the lovely blog feasting at home.
(photo from boligliv via pinterest)
I'm smitten with The Snow, an extraordinary installation by Japanese artist Tokujin Yoshioka — a 15 metre-long tank filled with feathers that blow around like snow, a homage to the beauty of nature. On until November 7 2012 at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo. More photos and info here on Dezeen.