Alistair Bomfray and Jesse Scaccia have formed Teacher Revised, a new blog focused on the experience of teaching from teachers’ perspectives. The site includes personal reflections from current teachers as well as essay on education news and politics.
The Jewels of New York have begun shipment of Easter cookies. Pastel paradise with sparkling dragées. Please note that dragees are for decorative use only and should be removed before eating.
While some 3,000 miles away, Rockridge Market Hall is gearing up for Passover–all the Matzoh you can eat, “Scott’s Famous Chopped Liver,” and Flourless Chocolate Mousse Squares.
Mark Bittman is out-food-journaling me and I like it. Bitten
The author of Pink Wallpaper is soothing my inauguration fatigue with an update on David Collins work and boy do I love those ikat panels in the bar! Why am I so ikat-obsessed? Is ikat over? Pink Wallpaper
Jenny Davidson is teaching 18th century English satire this semester, may I join in? Light Reading
I was lucky enough to be given several original issues of Flair back in 1999 when I was working the desk at Hollyhock. A kind client thought it was darling that a teenager shop girl thought Flair was “it” and brought in a couple watermarked copies from her attic for me.
But this Flair Annual has my vintage copies beat.
Here’s an image of the open book:
Some amazing garden illustrations:
and an owl with a butterfly for a face:
I just love that owl. It’s like kitsch crossed with fashion crossed with botanicals. LOVE IT.