Thursday, May 19, 2016
This week's links. Enjoy.
Bonnie and Neil Take a tour of Bonnie and Neil, the fun and colourful Melbourne textile design studio of Bonnie Ashley and Neil Downie. That's a shot of the studio above, incidentally.
Behind the Scenes of Grey Gardens
From AnOther magazine: "As The Criterion Collection re-releases the iconic movie, we go behind the scenes with one of its directors to discover her unique perspective on the fabulous Beales, accompanied by unseen imagery of the women themselves."
The Bread-Baking Chef Turned Potter
Interesting Saveur profile of Fernando Aciar of Fefo Studio pottery, who says that "making pottery and making bread come from the same place."
Life Advice From Isabella Rossellini
Actress, documentarian, organic farmer and now model for Lancôme at the age of 63 (after being let go by them at 42 for being too old), the inspiring Isabella Rossellini discusses living well and aging gracefully.
Kamasi Washington's Favourite Albums
Saxophonist and bandleader Kamasi Washington shares with The Quietus's Paul Smith 13 albums that affected his musical approach. Lots of great listening here.
50 Films By Women
A great list of films directed by women that you can watch online, part of the #52FilmsByWomen initiative. Lots of excellent viewing here.
5 Anti-Aging Mind Exercises
You probably know that eating well (a Mediterranean diet is still ideal) and playing games are great for keeping your brain active and healthy, but did you know that volunteering and ballroom dancing are also beneficial?
Loaded Greek Quinoa Salad
A fantastic and filling salad loaded with veggies, quinoa, hummus (underneath everything else) and finished with a sprinkling of feta cheese. Make a little extra for lunch the next day.