Thursday, April 11, 2013

Sweetness and Light

Just some utterly gorgeous spoons, to start your Thursday with a little beauty. Have a good one.

(photo by nikole herriott via pinterest)


This week's links. Enjoy.

The Best Month Is April
Poet and short story writer James Lasdun chooses April as his favourite month, because it neither drags nor rushes. Lovely.

A Chat With Mad Men Costume Designer Janie Bryant
Fun interview with Janie Bryant about the research, details and character developments that go into designing costumes for Mad Men.

Don Draper Says What?
And speaking of Mad Men, a montage of Don Draper saying 'What?" over and over. Funny and then almost existential ...

No to Marriage, Yes to House
A tarot card reader warned him: "Whatever you do, don't buy this house." How everything went wrong, and then right, for a guy and his house. 

Delete This When You're Done
At a time when we're sharing more and more on the web, Matt Buchanan wonders if deletion is the only way to privacy. Thought provoking read from The New Yorker.

House Tour: A Renovated London Victorian
Take a Houzz tour of a once sadly dilapidated and now charmingly bohemian 1860 Victorian townhouse.

The Tiniest Charlotte Brontë Poem Manuscript 
Written on a piece of paper measuring just three inches square, a minuscule handwritten poem by a 13 year old Charlotte Brontë has been sold for almost £100,000. Follow the link to read the poem and see a photo of the manuscript (and its teeny tiny writing).

Creamy Asparagus Soup With Goat Milk
A lovely spring recipe from Edible Perspective that roasts the asparagus first, which I think is pretty genius. Perfect for a light April lunch.

(photo via revo home office by way of archiproducts)


I'm smitten with this pretty Gather print by Canadian illustrator Sarah Burwash — love the contrast of rough twigs and graphic simplicity. Available as a print from Mammoth and Company.
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