Weekend Links

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”
― Herbert Bayard Swope

Another weekend, another batch of links for you, darlings, but I’m happy to report that distinct progress is being made in the relaxation department. Jeff and I went out for burgers before having a wander through Parsons Green (one of my favorite village-y areas of London) and spent time in the sun. Much needed. It was another busy week with a bit of hard work and heartache but ending on a high note, which makes up for a multitude of sins. Events were thrown in townhouses, penthouses were shown, really clever ways to preserve heritage buildings were debated. Naps are now required.

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Everything about this story is bizarre.

Language and crude comments warning, as this is a link to The Oatmeal, but I think this take on creativity is pretty accurate and I can relate to the need to “breathe in.”

Go. Go listen now.

Food for thought.

The Great and Good Roxane Gay and I apparently shared a childhood literary crush! (PS, her recent NYT piece is pretty good good…)

Meanwhile, The Everygirl has some good ideas about things we should break up w

Dear home nation, please, please get it together and have some real political discourse about the challenge the country faces in this election season. People are quite literally dying

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