Sunday Links

Photograph: Espaces Atypiques

There is something very Wes Anderson-y about this 100-year-old French railway station (image above). Sure, it needs a lot of work but it has many original features, including the tiled signage that speaks to its former life as a railway station.

Bring back Death In The Afternoon (Via PfRC)

Le crinkle cake

A group of storybook cottages in Los Angeles are a “a unique time capsule of the 1920s” and are still desirable today. Few people know that the entire village was a scam, and the man who built the houses was a con artist. Read the story

The 12 Best Whiskey Advent Calendars of 2023 (I would like to receive one of these.) : The journey of your life in numbers and dates. Looking at this site makes me glad that I live in Canada and not a few minutes away across the border.


Eternal Sunset allows viewers to tune in and watch the sun setting in different parts of the world at any time of the day. (via)

NASA will send your name into space

Here are 25 vegan recipes that people can enjoy on their own or as an accompaniment to the festive bird.

I can’t believe this is real (but it is): EggoVac  (via Rusty’s Electric Dreams)

Are there only six stories in history? Apparently yes. (via)

VFTTD, where the bad guy usually falls to his death in a mesmerizing and stress relieving way. (via everlasting blort)

Edward Lear’s recipe for amblongus pie, 1872 (you won’t want a second slice)

A couple of years ago we stayed at a boutique hotel just two blocks away from this Minimalist Amsterdam School home. The  neighbourhood is lovely and Amsterdam is so walkable. I can’t buy the property but I’m tempted to make a return visit just to wander around the city.

See rare images of Salvador Dali’s home and studio in Portlligat on the Spanish coast. 

‘It never ends’: The book club that spent 28 years reading Finnegans Wake

It’s getting chilly outside. Time to pull out the cozy sweaters, light a fire and make soup! I made a broccoli-cheddar soup a few days ago and this cabbage and farro is next up.  

How is he supposed to remember to put out the bins and bring in the tortoise? I’m including this week’s column by Tim Dowling because he always brightens my day.

The gap in life expectancy between men and women in the United States has grown to its widest in nearly 30 years. Men are dying much earlier than women. (New York Times)

The Duchess - Bo Diddley's first lady of rock 'n' roll

"Chumbox" advertising shows how desperate Elon is to attract advertisers: X rolls out new ad format that can't be reported, blocked

And I’ll leave you with…Elaine!


  1. Anonymous7:05 pm

    Tanks for the linky! -Bunk Strutts


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