Sunday, December 01, 2019

Sunday Links

Wolf Howard, Mrs Chippy

The sad story of Mrs. Chippy, the intrepid Antarctic cat  h/t to my FB friend Hal.

Bruce, a frequent contributor to this blog, sent me this lovely gallery: Life on Easdale, the smallest permanently-inhabited island of the Inner Hebrides 

This week's domicile of desire: An apartment in a Castle on the French Riviera It's a bargain at €1.38m.  Who's in? Via

“Arizona” a short story by John Edgar Wideman

OMG! Crocheted Baby Yoda amigurimi

Pop-tarts and Fine Whiskeys, a Pairing Guide   Via

Escaping East Berlin in a BMW Isetta An incredible story Via Everlasting Blort

Björk's Vespertine adapted for opera Via Metafilter

Bar graph of the day

Forget the Microwave—This is the Best Way to Reheat Pizza at Home  You're welcome.

You can now sleep in an Edward Hopper painting 

An interactive map of the Tongva villages of L.A.’s past Via PfRC

An artichoke-shaped garden room Lovely!

An 18,000-Year-Old Puppy Has Been Found In Siberian Permafrost  Via Miss C

How to Break Up With Someone at a Restaurant: Bring cash because you’re going to need to make a quick exit, you monster.

Kind of cool to play around with: Hyperlapse of London

I am a latecomer to the gore-fest that is Ray Donovan but I am hooked. I've been binge watching the series and this bit with Ray, Conor and Abby dancing to "Chiwawa" is on my current favourite things list.

Dungeons & Dragons & Cats & Dogs 

I finally broke down and paid (just $15 per year right now) for a subscription to Graydon Carter's Airmail  and I'm glad I did because now I get to read articles like this: "Dial 'Facebook Messages' for Murder"

Food Timeline (includes the cronut!) Via Blort

Netflix did it again: Here's why fans want to 'Save Anne with an E I love this show. Please reconsider.

Drummers are smarter than you, more in-tune with nature than you, and are the whole reason you and I have a society in which to mock drummers in the first place.

Indlovu Gin (It's made with elephant dung)

1 comment:

  1. Your links were a nice distraction on an icy day!