1. Is Toby the reincarnation of Raymond Chandler’s cat? Sounds like it:


2. This article tells me that Matisse collected fabric, so me failing my “don’t buy fabric this year” goal after three months just means I’m collecting a library of inspiration. Yeah.

When he moved house, he also moved his fabrics, describing them as ‘my working library’. He added to the collection all his life, from markets in Algeria, Morocco and Tahiti to the end-of-season sales of Parisian haute couture.


3. This article includes a map that has everything and a fresco with a dog from ancient Pompeii

If your week left you feeling like this Roman dog, good news: it’s the weekend!