The latest installment in my “writing on the wall” series: Finally a copyeditor has arrived on the scene. (Photo by andric via design for mankind.)
I have a new French blog on the Blogs Abroad roll! It’s called Le Divan Fumoir Bohemien. And it’s fantastique. (Thank you to What Possessed Me for the find.) Photo by Tim Walker via Le Divan… QUESTION: What would this girl have on her bookshelf (besides herself, of course!)? Any ideas?
The vanilla and blue world of Emilie79*, as captured through her various Polariod cameras. From her Flickr set. Haunting. Lovely.
I think about one of my former editors so often these days. She left the rat race to study pastry making at an incredibly prestigious baking school in Paris. She now works as a pastry chef at the sweetest little restaurant on the edge of the Arroyo Seco. She creates the most divine cakes, breads […]
I happened to stumble upon Suzanna Scott’s Etsy store, Sushipot, this evening. She’s a collage artist in Manhattan, Kansas, whose inspirations come from “all things old, chipped, cracked, worn, dusty, used, found, buried, designed, loved, pieced, intricate, aged and transfigured.” I think she’s found the recipe for treasure.
The weather was beautiful here today, balmy with wispy clouds. I decided to get out of my office and get some air. It was so lovely to watch the sun dip into the western sky from my spot (sitting on an old palm tree stump at Pasadena’s Central Park). Here are a few of the […]
Hello Everyone, I love the Penguin UK edition of the Curious Case of Benjamin Button. (Their cover design is always marvelous.) The story was originally written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of my all time favorite authors. Meanwhile, I wanted to tell you that I put together an Amazon list of some of the books […]
It’s very hard not to be fascinated with Edie Sedgwick, Warhol’s muse. Here’s a fantastic video by the Velvet Underground — found by Eyemurmur on YouTube — that captures the glamour and tragedy of Sedgwick’s life. (She died much too young of an overdose). The clip is set to the song “After Hours,” written by […]