I’m always finding fascinating things to read on the internets, so I thought I’d do the odd digest of links and interesting snippets that I have come across
From The New York Times: Social Media Breathes Life Into Shelved Products — How discontinued beauty products are sometimes re-issued after social media campaigns.
“Can you just show a bit more of her eyes, so people can see how beautiful she is?’ Normally hidden from Western view, Saudi women in Jeddah let down their guard for the Magnum photographer Olivia Arthur. The Daily Telegraph
Jess Cartner-Morley profiles Alice Temperley in The Guardian as she launches her new range Somerset at John Lewis, and quotes, er, me extensively.
And completely coincidentally, the weekend I was in California, Alice chose LLG as her favourite blog in The New York Times
One of my oldest online friends, Suzannah Mars has written a lovely piece on the floral fragrance of Florida for the perfume blog Bois de Jasmin
A hidden part of London of which I had never heard: St Dunstan’s in the East from one of my favourite blogs, Annie’s Insideology
And if any of you have been having problems downloading my most recent love — Instagram onto Samsung Galaxy Tabs or S2s from Google Play (it doesn’t seem to list it as available), simply search for “Instagram android download” on Google from your tab or smartphone and it will take you to Google Play & the miraculously now available Instagram download.
The Sunday Times nominated Postagram as an App of the Week:
“Pick a photo from any of the ones you’ve saved online with Instagram (or held in your phone’s library or linked to your Facebook profile) and it will create a genuine, made-from-dead-trees postcard from it, add a personal message from you and post it anywhere in the world for $1.99 (£1.25) a time. Turnaround should be less than a week. (iPhone App Store, Android Play)”