This here is exquisite. I’ve loved this song ever since I first heard it, and the harp just adds an extra layer of floatyness to it.
It’s World Poetry Day, and some of my most memorable commissions are for hand-written poetry – here’s one from last summer, Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18:
Written at 12″ x 16″ size, freehand.
I made this! No more coffee jars for pens, shoeboxes full of ink, or nappy boxes full of paper*
There’s space for paper, greetings cards, seven bottles of ink, a water jar, eight dip-pens and brushes, and a handful of pens, scalpels and stirrers.
Continue reading Calligraphy box
If you’ve somehow missed this, you need it:
This is a seriously dedicated long post by Josh McPhee on classic Penguin crime covers from the sixties, which of course I’m going to have to riff on heavily this week.
I have listened to about… thirty seconds of this, and need to share. I’ve never heard of Dorothy Ashby before in my life, but this is exactly why I love browsing music. Ace!