I like this image. It feels rather representative of this week, lots of things moving and changing. New opportunities and projects in the autumn air and a new landing pad on the horizon. That being said, I have still found the time to flit about in internet-land and here are some interesting reads that I have spied on my travels.
♦ These locked room mysteries crop up every so often on the internet and I am unfailing drawn to them every damn time. This one even has an obligatory creepy doll!
♦ A six day walk through the Alps inspired by Simone de Beauvoir.
♦ I am not entirely sure what an Autumn face mask is – is it made from crushed acorns and pumpkin spice? Anyway – here are some things to help your skin as it turns cold.
♦ Film Noir favourite, amnesia makes a cinematic come back.
♦ Don’t panic! You can track Marmite stocks with this live map.
♦ I sent my friend Charlotte a picture of my Starbucks cup yesterday with the caption, ‘guess what’s in here?’ Thinking she would sweetly respond with, ‘White Chocolate Mocca?’ which is our drink (some couples have songs, I have coffee variations with my nearest and dearest) instead the sarky cow replied, ‘Lipstick?’ Fair enough, my lipstick was smeared all over the sippy lid, but still…stone cold. If I had done this, I wouldn’t have had to put up with her cruel jibes.
♦ How will scrapping so called ‘soft-subjects’ affect British education?
♦ Ever wanted to see inside a quaint Parisian fencing club? No? Well nevermind.
♦ Urgh. The beauty of Carroll Borland as Dracula’s daughter.
♦ My PhD research (snarf, still sounds weird) is all about colour, so things like early illustrations for Goethe’s Theory of Colours interests me greatly. Apologies if it doesn’t you.
♦ Where to drink coffees from around the world in London. Why? See aforementioned PhD research comment.
♦ These images of old London at night are just luscious.
♦ And finally… makes you proud to be British. A man spends 11 hours making a cup of tea with a Wi-Fi kettle and Twitter is gripped every step of the way.