In the 63rd edition of 10 Interesting things, we peer into a Russian spaceship, bear witness to interspecies tenderness, mysterious creatures, the sad closing of a Sydney shop with a whimper, and enjoy a surreal rendition of the Chinese zodiac in one epic painting. Hope you will stick around, with a click-bait intro like that,Continue reading “10 Interesting Things I Found on the Internet #63”
Captain Edwin Dyason, master of the freighter Woodfield will welcome any ablebodied seafaring cat wishing to join the crew of his vessel, sailing today for Manila and China. “We missed the ship’s cat shortly after we put into port here,” said the Captain. “Her name was Cleopatra. She joined on in Fremantle, Australia and didContinue reading “Captain Seeks a Sea-Going Cat to Sign on for a Trip Around the World, New York Times (1922)”
Cryptids or animals that purportedly exist based on scant physical evidence are an endless fascination to people all over the world.
1. Moons of Nirn: A 90 minute atmospheric ambient mix An epic and transporting mix of emotional ambient music, along with stunning footage of the Aurora Borealis. This makes for an awe-inspiring background soundtrack to the rest of my top ten. 2. Wycrow: Finding Stillness Inspiring fellow blogger Wycrow talks about how to find stillnessContinue reading “10 Uplifting things I found on the internet this week #7”
Here are some inspiring book dioramas and book nooks that I found on Reddit. You can actually buy book nooks already made in ETSY, as premade kits. You can also have a go at building them from scratch. I have a deep admiration for people who attempt these kinds of projects, it involves a lotContinue reading “Delightful and cosy book nook dioramas”
Are you fascinated and delighted by small things? Then I’ve found the ultimate book for you. In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate the World by Simon Garfield. Each chapter delves into a miniature world of its own and there is only a tenuous connection between them, but no matter. All is forgiven because learning allContinue reading “Book Review: In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate the World by Simon Garfield”
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Hong Kong artist Cheryl Young’s illustrated world of cosy, anime streetscapes feature an endless cascade of hamsters – because there can never be too many. Her art is so chilled out it deserves its own special genre of music. Content Catnip recently caught up with Cheryl for a chat about her charming and endearing art, anime and illustrations and the inspiration behind them.
Like most things in Tokyo, I had only a vague notion of what the hell was going on here. It looks like a pancake van on cute steroids. Apparently to sell anything the best way to do it is to go over level 9000 on cuteness, sexiness or sexy cuteness. Anything less is totally pointless.Continue reading “Every picture tells a story: Cutsey pancake van in Shinjuku”