Good Reads: 29 August 2014
By Second Floor Flat on August 29, 2014
Oh, it's been hard to be back from Paris this week.
Sure, we were only there for a weekend but what a weekend it was. We walked the city from morning to night (my toenail polish literally chipped completely off twice) and enjoyed absolutely perfect weather paired with lots and lots of vanilla waffles.
There are so many photos to come (D took 2500 in our 2.5-day trip), but until then I'll leave you with one of my favorite shots and a look at some lovely things on the internet.
Dreaming of this Paris scene. This is what I would look like if I was a cafe.
This PBS documentary by Marty Scorsese traces the origins of blues from Mississippi to Africa, and it's absolutely amazing.
Dying for this boot.
And this tunic. Actually Madewell's fall arrivals alone are enough to make me look forward to cooler weather.
This book, which is taking me longer to read than I'd like due to my lack of commute (commuting time = reading time), but I'm enjoying each and every line of Marlene Van Niekirk's beautiful writing.
This song, which has been in my head for over a week. (HELP)
Discovered A Standard of Living this week and can't wait to get all up in there.
This podcast on radical change.
I'd like this dreamy candle, for rainy mornings spent writing.
Miranda July made an app, and it's very Miranda July (not a bad thing).
This short film.
This lovely scarf alternative for not-yet-freezing fall days.
Actually over the moon to have won this giveaway from one of my favorite brands, Tradlands. (Thank you!)
And a few things from me:
A guide to funding for creative startups