Thursday, November 27, 2014

Sweetness and Light

A pretty chair beside a pretty plant. I love how a quiet corner has been made to look so effortlessly good.

(photo by kiki)


This week's links. Enjoy.

Fogo Island Inn
Take a tour of the breathtaking Fogo Island Inn in Newfoundland. Stunning views of the sea, stunning modern architecture by Todd Saunders.

Who Says You Can't Quantify Literature?
Fun infographic with stats on literature — learn that there are a total of 14 kisses in all of Jane Austen's novels, stories that can be read in less than 5 minutes, famous novel series and more.

Airborne Dogs
Feeling cranky? This will make you feel instantly better — Julia Christe's fun series of dogs photographed in mid jump.

Mood Food: 10 Recipes to Boost Energy and Lift Your Spirits
Keep yourself feeling good during the upcoming hectic holiday season by adding some of these delicious recipes to your repertoire. Enjoy grilled salmon with avocado salsa, roasted butternut squash and pomegranate salad, and dark chocolate brazil nut cookies among others.

Board Games' Golden Age
Independent board game designers have kicked off a cardboard revolution — see why they're more popular than ever in the age of PlayStation and Xbox. Thanks to Andrew for the link.

The Mood Ring, Modernized
What used to be a humble amusement has now got a wearable tech update — the Moodmetric Smart Ring can read your emotions and send the info to your smartphone. Intriguing way to manage stress, for example.

How to Read a Poem (A Guide for the Perplexed)
Handy list of 20 strategies to help you get comfortable with reading poetry. 

The 20 Best British Science Fiction Films
Great list of films ranging from the futuristic Things to Come from 1936 to Scarlett Johansson as a murderous alien seductress in 2013's Under the Skin.

Red Lentil and Squash Soup
Definitely trying this one out — a healthy and comforting soup with seasonal ingredients.

(photo by david prince)

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First snow on the little inlet — reminds me of winter landscape paintings by Bruegel.

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