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Shopping: Things We Love this Week | 19.06.16

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Belgrave Crescent Tuscany Tote

This week’s Things We Love features luxurious pink satin shirts and ruffly summer dresses, totes and halter tops and a little lace . . .

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Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

THE NEW OVEN was delivered last week, and it’s been sitting in the middle of the kitchen for days, as P thought he might get electrocuted if he installed it himself after watching one too many Youtube videos advising the hiring of a qualified electrician if you don’t know what you’re doing. I had a feeling it wasn’t as complicated as he was making it out to be, but we tried to ask around anyway to see if anyone knew any electricians who could do it on short notice …

News 28.11.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Of all the pop-culture phenomena that I have managed to miss out on in my life—and there have been many—no lapse might be greater than having never watched a single episode of “Seinfeld.” In the final decade of the twentieth century, this was no small feat, and it was accomplished, in part, because I didn’t own a television set—only high art for me—but mostly because I harbored a long-simmering antagonism toward mainstream America, with the notable exception of professional sports.

News 25.11.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

If you read Brandon Fleury a story when he was three, he’d recite it back to you word for word. His father Patrick, then a professional tennis coach, was both bemused and impressed by his physically awkward son. He would tell people about Brandon’s capacity for mimicry – eventually he found himself explaining it to a jury.

Two Lovely Things: Double Wreaths for Double Doors

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Décor: How to Decorate with Art in the Kitchen

WHEN DESIGNING your kitchen, you might not necessarily think about artwork first, but if you did, you would be surprised how well it works in this space. Many people opt for food-inspired themes such as fruit (lemons, apples) or Still Lifes, but Landscapes, Watercolours, and even Figurative drawings also work. We’ve rounded up a few of our favourite ways to display art in the kitchen, whether leaning on countertops or picture rails, hanging on subway tile and marble backsplashes, exposed brick and boiserie…

News 23.11.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Around forty-three hundred years ago, in a region that we now call Iraq, a sculptor chiselled into a white limestone disk the image of a woman presiding over a temple ritual. She wears a long ceremonial robe and a headdress. There are two male attendants behind her, and one in front, pouring a libation on an altar. On the back of the disk, an inscription identifies her as Enheduanna, a high priestess and the daughter of King Sargon.