The art (and politics) of laundry

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I’ve used Flickr a lot less since Pinterest came along, but it’s worth remembering that in addition to photos, Flickr is home to some incredible archives. I recently came across the Boston Public Library photostream which contains scans of the most amazing historical artwork, ephemera, advertising posters and photography. You can spend hours getting lost… 

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Postman’s Park

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Hidden just a stone’s throw from St Paul’s Cathedral and surrounded by investment banks is one of London’s secret sights. Postman’s Park is a green oasis on the site of a former burial ground and home to the George Frederic Watt’s Memorial to Heroic Self-sacrifice. A bit of a mouthful, the memorial is a collection… 

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I is for Insects

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You would need to have been walking around the internet with your eyes closed to have missed the trend for all things anatomical, botanical and entomological (try saying that after a couple of gins) seeping into interiors. That’s why I’m dedicating the letter ‘i’ in my Pinterest A-Z to the weird and wonderful world of… 

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