Posts Tagged ‘chartreuse’

Man discovers darning by accident.

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

This blog post by Mr. Skona wins this week’s prize for ingenuity and charm.

My lovely wool socks (please excuse the pills) were starting to get a little threadbare around the heels and the ball of the foot. The rest the sock was fine so I didn’t want to recycle them or resign them to dusting pile just yet.

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Painted houses in Cape Town’s Bo Kaap quarter

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Wow. It might be difficult to pull off these colours in the watery light spectrum we have here in Vancouver. But frankly Vancouver ought to be able to do a lot better than the local Victorian colour scheme of dark maroon with sickly, pale butter-yellow trim. If we can’t do Bo Kaap, then at least San Francisco or Valparaiso.

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Deja vu.

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

David Crosby in 1970 with his father in the family living room in Ojai, California. The shot is from a collection of photos by photographer John Olson of 70’s rock musicians in their parents’ living rooms that has been circulating around the design blogs. See that crazy armchair?

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