this & this

this old map

& this painting by axel nilsson

(which is currently on auction for close to R250,000 if you’re interested)

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vamp

thaya keeps reminding me of the amazing stuff at vamp. flip. luckily i don’t live in cape town, only because if i did i’d probably be swinging past their shop all the time and bankrupting myself. in my dreams i’d be the owner of…

… this liquor cabinet, so i could feel like i was on the set of mad men:

… this folding table, so i could squeeze it into my already full flat:

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cracks

has anyone seen cracks yet? i’ve been wanting to watch it mostly because of eva green (i don’t like the term girl crush because it’s kind of annoying… but yes, girl crush).

the movie looks really intense, but has stunning visuals & the costume design looks impeccable.

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playmates

i discovered this tumblr filled with old playboy photos from the 50s & 60s (and some 70s). it’s all very tame, sweet & nice to look at (though many images are not suitable for work – boobs). if playboy was still like this, i would buy it.

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lady on the water

lady in the water, taken in 1947 for harper’s bazaar (no photoshop, guaranteed)

and the weirdest thing, as i was writing this post this song started playing on my ipod

lady on the water by blitzen trapper. image via shorpy

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