Well sort of. An acquaintance of ours is moving into a do-er up-er and sharing on FB pictures of the radically mismatched 70s swirly carpets, a different pattern in each room. Same with the wallpaper. Looks like a set from the Albert Square B&B. And you know what? While she’s getting busy with the steam machine and scraper, here at MFH we’re declaring a trend!
In the Trump Slump I’ve let myself read far too many terrifying articles from knowledgable historians and bleak-world forecaster John Pilger, which I don’t recommend doing (apart from this one by Joan C Williams). You may have too. Anyway, amid the thousands of articles on ‘how to keep carrying on post Trump and Brexit’ etc etc […]
…what does one say? All this and Leonard Cohen taking his leave of us too. As I listen on the radio to a discussion about the failure of the left-leaning media, I’d like to bring your attention to an excellent piece on The Guardian. A piece which demonstrates that properly paid journalism still has […]
I stumbled across Russian fable The Nose, by Nikolai Gorky, at Donlon Books last Christmas and bought it because the book itself was such a beautiful object (and is pink and green). The story turned out to be very funny and you can whip through it swiftly, but in a satisfying way. It begins with couple Ivan […]
New super-engrossing website alert! I found this site via my talented cousin who has the tech skills to be living and working in the US right now. She shared this wonderful website – McMansion Hell – and now, as we hurtle towards that big election night, seemed as good a time as any to share […]