Category: #sundayscraps

The skyline from the Millenium Bridge in London

Sunday Scraps #35

A couple who took photos of each other during the same photoshoots is very beautiful / Betty Ford danced for Martha Graham it turns out / Space and Place / Schwitter’s Mertz Barn / The Transparency Society / Olivetti’s book The Political life of the…

The back of the Barge House last weekend

Sunday Scraps #34

I’m not sure I can remember the last time I did anything fun on Valentine’s Day so I played cupid for some people and am reading about the rose trade and climate change impact of flowers all year long which makes me want to support…

A ceramic swallow on the side of Waterloo Bridge

Sunday Scraps #33

A 1970 documentary of James Baldwin in Paris / Ada’s List are looking for a new CEO / the couple who took over one of my flats make these amazing silk scarves and I’m trying not to buy another one / Parissi make a killer…

Bag of croissants on the back of my bike

Sunday Scraps #32

The London Design Festival are looking for a producer / about the food in In the Mood for Love / under the cosh is an expression I didn’t know but quite like / the Modernist Society have published some lovely films / a IWD auction…

Somewhere, out there.

Sunday Scraps #31

More people have died of COVID-19 than in the Plague of London / how to propose something for COP26 / how people ate in the Middle Ages / 6 grades of sting / the story behind a table / the rate of vaccination doesn’t fill…

Oakshott Court

Sunday Scraps #30

Interesting take on the problem with environmental literature for children / the origins of restaurants (broths for the rich who didn’t want to chew) / the rural photography of William Christenberry /  Sharon Eyal the choreographer and dancer in The National’s videos / the photography…

Christmas cards

Sunday Scraps #29

Went down a rabbit hole of Arthur Cravan thanks to this BBC Radio 3 show by artist Ross Sutherland / Frank O’Hara’s lunchtime poetry looks great / This is him in his home reading a poem to his lover about having a Coke / a…

Chair in the afternoon light

Sunday Scraps #28

Kenneth Frampton’s archive of architecture courses / a 1986 BBC documentary about architecture of social housing in the modernist era / Maiden Lane Estate which, just like Central Hill, looked a little run down but wasn’t worth completely redesigning / on Meredith Frampton’s work which…

Lunch at Ottolenghi.

Sunday Scraps #27

The history of automats, the first acceptable restaurant where women could have a meal alone in the 1920s / Diet for a Small Planet /  an English philosopher who made Zen Buddism quite popular but died of alcoholism / Life begins at 40 in the…

Door with an A on it near London Bridge.

Sunday Scraps #26

On being sick of cooking / a universal sign language by the author of The Saint books that never took off / the Women’s Design Service charity is being wound down / Hidden London (virtual) tours / did Newton go mad in Lincolnshire? / the…