Posts Tagged ‘curtains’

Peter Gzowski interviews Iggy Pop, 1977

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

“You don’t have to call me sir.”  “No, I don’t have to… I forgot your name.”

(For those who don’t know, the late Peter Gzowski was Canada’s most beloved CBC TV and radio interviewer. Most of us are more familiar with him on radio, so it’s funny to see his face, particularly with those glasses on it.)

PS Note the curtains.

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What to do with all those doilies

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

This somehow manages to de-doilify doilies which is almost achieving the impossible. It makes the lace more reminiscent of bark or lichen or something from the bottom of the ocean—another example of how re-purposing a thing can actually improve on the original. Etymological fact: while checking on the correct spelling of doily/doilie (you can use either), I found out that doily was originally the name of a fabric, from Doiley, a 17th century London draper.

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