Elementary, but imaginary

The weekend link selection. A review of Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness (via Mountain 7) / after the recent post about the ‘hotel of doom‘, here’s some more images of North Korea / Paroneiria, a weblog / the brick and mortar legacy of a fast-vanishing technology: abandoned video stores at Flavorwire / The Flooded Church of St Nicholas Submerged in Mavrovo Lake, Macedonia, at Urban Ghosts Media / a quirky but endearing Japanese interior at The Selby – the home of Hideto Irikawa, consultant and sports car aficionado.


The Kid Should See This, a site we must check more often / Mapping London, a site we weren’t previously aware of but will re-visit regularly / exploring the byways of the Isle of Wight at JSBlog, a walk that traverses a stretch of road cut off by a 1928 landslip on the Undercliff. Amazingly, there’s an actual photograph of the landslip taking place: the great cliff fall, 26 July, 1928, at the postcard collection at Back of the Wight.


Three photographers visit Chonqing, China, a photo essay at It’s Not a Cabaret / buy affordable art photography at Photo Democracy, a new website / urban landscapes by painter Anna Schmidt / the Alvar Aalto Aapp / instant abstraction with Triade, a new app from the folk behind Kosmograd / Madam Bottwright’s Bureau by Mike Kann and Tim Burrell-Saward, at Mocoloco: ‘a restored reproduction Victorian bureau embedded with LEDs, potentiometers, rotary encoders and piezo transducers to playfully help tell the story of its owner, a Victorian-era madam’.


The 9 circles of hell from Dante’s Inferno recreated in Lego, at Monoscope / Life without Buildings on the Mystery of 221B Baker Street, ‘Architecture, Fiction, and The Replicating Flat of Sherlock Holmes’. ‘To recap: a fictional flat in a real city has been made a reality at a fictional address in the real city near the real address of the fictional flat.’ Read on, or visit Russ Stutler’s celebrated 221B Baker Street illustration.

This entry was posted in linkage. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Elementary, but imaginary

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.