Month: May 2010

underwater (you and me)

i would never be brave enough to swim in a swamp, let alone go under water – so i am glad Karen Glaser did. “Karen Glaser, an experienced diver and photographer, takes us on a visual journey through Florida’s intricate underwater ecosystems. She captures the freshwater marshes, mangrove forests and acres of primeval swamp.”

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teenage shindig

these photos are from Life magazine’s archives: Teenage Music – The Beachboys, The Righteous Brothers,  ABC’s “Shindig” … i’m assuming it’s one of those american tv specials from the late fifties / early sixties where a bunch of kids would gather in a studio & dance wildly to a hip band (think Grease). oh yes, it […]

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m.i.a.

m.i.a. at last night’s met costume institute gala. if the word fierce didn’t suck so much now, it would apply here. go here to see the rest of my favourites (christina hendricks cuts a striking figure, as usual). oh, and alexa chung

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ravilious for me

perhaps you remember the post i did about eric ravilious? well when i was researching him i happened to come across one of his wedgwood plates on bid or buy, of all places, and it arrived in the post yesterday!

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debbie carlos

when it comes to food styling i usually find myself attracted to the simplest of shots. something like a perfectly cooked egg on a piece of toast just does it for me. mmm… perfect eggy. debbie carlos has a very tasty looking collection.

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resurrection fern

you know, i’ve never been a crochet kind of gal, and i’m not into collecting things like stones or shells – stuff i usually associate with south african holiday homes or your gran’s house. so naturally margaret oomen‘s beautiful crochet bound pebbles and stones took me by surprise. she says, “one of my favorite quotes […]

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