I have an exam tomorrow and my brain is fried so I am taking a quick before-bed break to post this backlog of linkage I have had building up in my evernotes. Hopefully more substantial content will be coming soon in 1.5 weeks once my exams are done, but in the meantime…
Want to lose weight or stay slim? An apple a day might be the answer after all.
Advice almost written for me from Dear Sugar: Write Like A Mofo.
A Guardian profile piece on Jenna Lyons, Ms J. Crew herself. Contains interesting UK developments.
A Woman’s Story about being one of the very first women programmers ever.
Mr Man showed me this link about rich Americans queueing up in Switzerland to give up their citizenship. Why? Because the US is virtually the only country that taxes its ex-patriates, and holding a US passport could incur a huge tax bill. I have raged against this for years (despite never having near enough money to take a hit). Note to self: file US tax return before end of month. Sigh.
Married but living separately? It didn’t work for Frida and Diego, but it is working for Tim Burton and Helena Bonham-Carter…and apparently they aren’t alone. Except they are. Bliss?
A.A. Gill tells the world how London really is. Because American tourists are so quaint, aren’t they?
Yet another cranky Northerner whinging about how awesome London is. “The nation is collapsing in on London.” Oh my.
Speaking of the awesomeness of London, I just watched this great documentary: The Tallest Tower: Building the Shard. If you are into skyscrapers at all like me, check out the sheer hubris and insanity that went into such a massive project. I cannot wait to go up to the observation deck!
A parody of EL James’ Fifty Shades series has been written: Fifty Shames of Earl Grey. The title alone!!
Are you as addicted to Instagram as I am? Here’s Gala Darling’s guide on 10 ways to make your instagrams pop. Of course this involves editing and filters so purists out there should avert thine eyes.
I wish I were as put-together as Tavi Gevinson is when I was 16. Actually, I wish I was that put-together even now!
OK! Good night!