Sunday, March 07, 2021

Sunday Links

Present & Correct

Goat Towers (above)

The world's oldest pet cemetery The last person to bury a beloved animal companion here did so nearly 2000 years ago. Via

I enjoyed the Lupin series and perhaps what I liked best were the scenes of Paris. Follow in his footsteps from the Louvre to the Marché aux Puces de St-Ouen.

In July 2017, a year before she passed away, thirty-seven-year-old Julie Yip-Williams wrote a touching letter to her young daughters. Read it here

Five years ago I posted a video about the first street food vendor to earn a Michelin Star. Frequent contributor Bruce sent me this recent article about what it's like to eat there now. (It's still the cheapest Michelin-starred meal but the price has risen from $1.50 to $2.25)

Does your skullery need a new backsplash?

The Longyou Caves: drowned caverns created during the Ming Dynasty.

Do you know where I can get some fetish-free commodities? Try the Communism Store. Via Memo Of theAir

The Royal Albert Hall's 150th Birthday Previously unreleased footage includes 1960s material from Jimi Hendrix's concert — along with clips from Diana Ross's performance in 1973, and BBC Archive material of Shirley Bassey and Albert Einstein.

The Story of Napoleon's Death Mask Bearing Napoleon’s likeness, the death mask inherited its subject’s complexities.

I have always wondered about this but was too lazy to Google it: Why People In Movies In The 1940s And 50s Sound Different Than Us Now

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