If the internet is leaving you with a funny taste in your mouth, prepare for a little palate cleaner…
Freddy Mercury really loved his cats
He worshipped them, which goes some way to explaining his feline prowling presence on stage.
He wrote the song Delilah for his cat 🙂
Robert Greene and Ryan Holiday in conversation
Ryan Holiday (Author of ‘The Obstacle is the Way’) and Robert Greene (Author of ‘Mastery’) have a conversation about important topics including: how we can find comfort in ancient history and philosophy for dealing with the world we live in now. How conspiratorial, black and white and magical thinking are clouding people’s judgement on Covid. And why reading books and cultivating humble skepticism of your own beliefs may just save your life. This was really amazing and an hour well spent!
In the Company of Trees with Diana Hacker-Reed
Blogger, friend and all round amazing person Diana Hacker-Reed talks about why she prefers the company of trees to the company of people. And why it’s OK if you do in this crazy world we are in right now.
Fly Kin Mountain – Cloud Salvo
Swirling, echoey dub and ambient music for your listening pleasure.
A kaleidoscope of 50’s haute couture
Whistling in the dark by James Baldwin
Records the genealogies, alliances and conquests of several 11th- and 12th-century rulers of a small Mixtec city-state in highland Oaxaca the Tilantongo kingdom, especially under the leadership of the warrior Lord Eight Deer Jaguar Claw.
It’s made of deer skin and comprises 47 leaves. One side records the important centres in the Mixtec region, while the other side records the genealogy, marriages and political and military feats of the Mixtec ruler, Eight Deer Jaguar-Claw.
The Dreams of Dali: 4D Immersive VR Experience
Best to watch this on a desktop or laptop for full immersive experience
Remarkably life-like felted cats by Wakuneco
Intricate, exquisite 3D cat portraits that are handcrafted from felt to look exactly like photos. And yes, you can request to have your kitty rendered in this way, all she will need is a photo!
A Medieval rendition of Rasputin by Boney M
And for comparison, the inimitable original version
Turkish poached eggs by Nigella Lawson
What do you think of this week’s selections? Hope you enjoyed them.