Inspired by her and her and her, I thought I would post a list of things here that have caught my imagination recently. That list could be very long if I wanted it to be, but I have to get back to work on my thesis in a few minutes.
Although on a different subject, the magnitude of my thesis is similarly intimidating at the moment. (Inspired Shit)
This is a song a friend introduced me to,”Chotto kiite na” by Laugh & Peace featuring Yoko Fujita, and a great way to learn a little Kansai dialect.
Pictures of Asakusa. (Merefflourescence)
Geisha, yes, but have you ever seen how their hair is done or their obi tied? (Glamourdaze)
A highly entertaining piece by Charles Simic that inspired me to use a postcard for something other than interior decorating. The piece begins,
Here it is already August and I have received only one postcard this summer. It was sent to me by a European friend who was traveling in Mongolia (as far as I could deduce from the postage stamp) and who simply sent me his greetings and signed his name. . . (NY Review)
I’ll have to check my supermarket for goat cheese to make these fruity bruschetti with goat cheese and fresh herbs. (Boyfriend Replacement)
And I would love to sit in this living room, spending afternoons there with a book, or in the evenings with friends and a bottle of wine. This is the Eames House. (LA Times)
The setting sun in Joshua Tree by Laure Joilet. (At Home At Home)
Ok, now it’s time to get back to work.