— Tippi of Africa

Born in Africa to French wildlife photographer parents, Tippi Degré had a most unusual childhood. The young girl grew up in the African desert and developed an uncommon bond with many untamed animals including a 28-year old African elephant named Abu, lion cubs, giraffes, an Ostrich, a mongoose, crocodiles, a baby zebra, a cheetah, giant bullfrogs, and even a snake.

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— Century-Old Negatives Discovered in Antarctica

I have a vintage print of Shackleton’s Endeavour (photographed by Hurley) that I keep meaning to have framed so it is with interest that I read about the news that a  group of Antarctic conservators have discovered a box containing 22 unprocessed cellulose nitrate negatives which are believed to have been taken by the Ross Sea Party back in 1915.

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— Optical Illusion

concrete kitchen worktop doubles up as a dining room floor inside this renovated house in Porto by Portuguese studio Ezzo. Amazing.

 

A nightmare for hygiene freaks with OCD (obsessive cleaning disorder).

 

Via: Dezeen

— Eternal Sunshine

I’ve just come across this pre-release teaser poster for one of my favourite films, Eternal Sunshine Of A Spotless Mind.

 

…perhaps I might watch it again during this festive break.

 

Via: Bring Me Your Bones

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