I love Waterman fountain pens. I love vintage Waterman pens. Here are my current beauties: Watermans Taperlite Citation black celluloid with 14K nib. Made in Canada, lever filler. Watermans W2 black celluloid with 14K nib. Made in USA, lever filler. Of course both filled with Waterman ink. Both made in mid 1940s, both fill and write […]
(My UKers, you know I love to hook you up with giveaways, but my USers were feeling a bit left out, so this giveaway is for them). Those of you who hit the main page of sheawong.com may have noticed a new widget in the right hand corner, letting you know if you donate to […]
I….I need to be alone now. David Tennant reading Sonnet 18 ‘Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day’ from Touch Press on Vimeo.
Bright enough to cast hard shadows, and bright enough that when I was bringing in the laundry off the line, I could read the labels sewn in the clothes. Shame tomorrow is supposed to rain all day, the light show could be amazing.
Maggie Estep, Poetry Slam maven, died today. She was 50. I found her with a second hand CD of ‘Grand Slam 1994′, a national finals of slam poetry. I listened to her poem ‘The Sex Goddess of the Western Hemisphere’ till I had put it, rote, in my head and what I thought her body […]
As part of my MBA work I get to pick the brains of leaders in various fields, and I once asked an executive from Mercedes Benz what helped him manage strategy and change in his corporation so well. He responded, “If you want to understand long term strategy, play the game Settlers of Catan. If […]
Crate of Nothing is the newest food delivery service, sending monthly drop offs of yummy stuff to your door, but with a twist: Everything in the delivery is dairy and gluten free. For a monthly service fee of £20 (or you can buy one month’s box at a time with no further obligation), you get […]
*headdesk*. GIF of Sochi Olympic rings screw up.
Want to clean naturally with vinegar, but hate the smell? Follow this simple as pie recipe for yummy smelling cleaning liquid with NO icky chemicals!