Wedding dress designer Elise Hameau has teamed up with French lingerie label Noo for a capsule collection—Love in Portofino—created for especially for wedding nights. The collection includes impossibly lovely ensembles made of ribbons and lace for pure romance . . .
News 23.02.24: Five Essential Articles from Around the Web
At the heart of linguistics is a radical premise: all languages are equal. This underlies everything we do at the Endangered Language Alliance, an eccentric extended family of linguists, language activists, polyglots and ordinary people…
Places: Campania and Jones Italian Restaurant, East London
ONE OF the best things about living in London is the food. We’ve recently been making our way around the Italian restaurants we’ve heard were good and Campania & Jones has been on the list for a while now. We’ve heard so much about the romantic ambiance…
News 21.02.24: Five Essential Articles from Around the Web
In the past decade or so, there’s been a flowering of philosophical self-help—books authored by academics but intended to instruct us all. You can learn How to Be a Stoic, How to Be an Epicurean or How William James Can Save Your Life; you can walk Aristotle’s Way and go Hiking with Nietzsche.
THIS WEEKEND we made it out to the riverside pub that is our favourite summertime place. Saturday was a warm spring-like day, so we were able to sit outside, although not for long, as it began to cool down around 4:00 pm. Before the pub, we stopped in at a patisserie that’s well-known in the area and picked up a delicious strawberry custard tart…
News 19.02.24: Five Essential Articles from Around the Web
I am standing on the sand at Scheveningen, The Hague’s most famous beach resort, in the act of niksen, the Dutch term for doing absolutely nothing. I try not to think about whether I am really doing nothing if I am standing on a beach. Maybe I should be sitting down? But then I would be sitting down.
News 16.02.24: Five Essential Articles from Around the Web
In its earliest decades, the United States was celebrated for its citizens’ extroversion. Americans weren’t just setting out to build new churches and new cities. Their associations were, as Alexis de Tocqueville wrote, “of a thousand different types … religious, moral, serious, futile, very general and very limited, immensely large and very minute.”