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A glimpse into Britain's changing consumer market: The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising - Notting Hill, London

Housing around 12,000 items relating to Britain’s ever-changing consumer market, Notting Hill’s Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising is a glorious tunnel into design, commercial art and consumer history, revealing the way British people have experienced life and sustained themselves since the Victorian era. 336 more words


Pentecost Greeting Cards

While in the US, Pentecost (or Whitsun) is only a church holiday and, as a consequence, only known to Christians, in Germany, where it is called “Pfingsten”, it is a public holiday and since the following Monday (called “Pfingstmontag”) is also a holiday, even non-Christians know it. 83 more words


Zena Holloway

Zena Holloway’s work is beautiful. As we used to say, it will knock your socks off. Which is an odd expression. But for one who swims like a stone, this work is so graceful, sublime, and wondrous.