Sunday, June 11, 2017

Sunday Links


The 'hanging basket' over Bristol Harbour (above) will be opened to guests for 100 days with all profits going to Friends of the Earth. It is the world's first 'cranehouse', is completely carbon neutral and the interior photos are fabulous.

The Fascinating Story of How the "What Would Jesus Do?" Slogan Came About

A Dorothy Parker Quip for Every Occasion

Shed of the Year 2017  Pictures of the finalists in Cuprinol’s Amazing Spaces – Shed of the Year competition.

The Countess and the Schoolboy: In the early spring of 1985, after failing miserably at the first and only regular job that I have ever tried to hold, I left New York City to return to the Southern town where I’d gone to college, and was there rescued from depression, or worse, by a French lady I knew who used to party with liveried monkeys.

Feline Food Issues? ‘Whisker Fatigue’ May Be to Blame 

An illustrated guide to Frank Lloyd Wright in honour of his 150th birthday.

Renovated bus interiors

Location Scouting for Wes Anderson

Buy a Piece of History- 1955 Spartan Royal Mansion- 272 Square Feet of Modern Living in a Classic  I love this so much!

 How George Orwell’s 1984 Almost Killed Him

How Fake Science Saved Lives in Victorian London

'They were entwined': the twins found at Dover's white cliffs  The 59-year-olds were found with their parents’ ashes in their rucksacks. How did they get there?

Trump SolIn 1997, Mark Singer wrote about Donald Trump’s interior life.

A magical, green walk along Paris's Promenade Plantée

Kodachrome Magazine, 2017 Issue 1 a new journal for anyone who loves art, film and analog culture.

What Will Happen to Us? Four Cartoonists on A Life Without the Affordable Care Act 

How Leo Tolstoy Became a Vegetarian and Jumpstarted the Vegetarian and Humanitarian Movements in the 19th Century

New Online Database Catalogues 20,000 Threatened Archaeological Sites  The Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa (EAMENA) Database features an interactive map that traces the distribution of sites under threat.

The Venice of the East: Zhouzhuang is China’s 900-year-old water town

These shoes! The footwear that declared cultural war on Victorian apparel

The literal meanings of 27 place names in the U.K. 

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