Dawdle on over …

Books and Magazines

McSweeney’s – the internet output of this beautiful and creative quarterly journal

Oh Comely – goooorgeous magazine full of creative features and people made for and by the gorgeously creative. naturally

Granta – literary journal packed with interesting photography and stories

Frankie Magazine – the australian-based magazine’s blog brimming with beautiful things and people

Like This Press – independent publishing press offering up beautifully made pamphlets and short volumes of literature that doesn’t mind being a bit different – permission to judge a book by its cover

Arty and Wordy

Miranda July – because she’s just wonderful

No Aloha – online edition of this fantastically creative, DIY inspired fanzine – have a looky!

Indie Ink – literary and photography blog supporting artists and writers of all levels

WASTELANDNUMBERSEVEN – unfairly talented artist Adam Hyde showcases his wonderful art, writing and all sorts of lovely things here

Jules and Crispin – inventive and funny weekly cartoon created by Mihaela Precup and Adam Hyde

Waldo Pancake – laugh out loud (sorry) designer, illustrator and storyteller (stories especially recommended)

Art House Co-op – full of creative projects and people with weekly free assignments – get creative

About Today – lovely site full of artist Lizzy Stewart’s illustration (wuthering heights project especially recommended)

Blogs

MEGA SANDWICH – for all your sandwich needs

Keep a Green Tree in Your Heart – …’and perhaps a singing bird will come’ – adorable name, adorable blog, by up-and-coming writer, poet and creative, Bridget Hamilton. Fly on over!

Bilberry Grove – lovely blog full of beautiful crafty things – guaranteed to inspire you to pick up a needle and thread

It’s Nice That – it’s (creatively) nice. Really nice. Nice

Threads and Letters – cute fanzine/blog full of textile tips and creative writing

Booooooom – music, art, photography, design, film – BOOM, it’s got it all

Dear Photograph – blog based around bringing photos from the past back into the present with the opportunity to even submit your own

Hello Giggles – cute blog full of all things…cute

Solo – artist Lizzy Stewart goes solo with a tumblr full of diary style drawings documenting her day-to-day life – great illustrations with some painfully true captions. Go look for yourself

De:think to survive – music newsic – for all your music needs

Buy Me

Young Explorer – cushions shaped like mountains and adorable knitted fox badges: just two reasons to head on over to these woodland-themed lovelies

Kitty’s Vintage Emporium – handpicked vintage homeware, collectables, fabrics, clothing and MORE!

Tiger – the online version of this quirky and very reasonably priced shop full of homeware, craft goods, party paraphernalia and lots lots more…

Visit Me

Prince Charles Cinema – just about the best cinema ever

How Does It Feel To Be Loved? – swinging indie pop, motown, northern soul and rock ‘n’ roll club night – bedroom dancing essential

Shakespeare and Company – the internet output of this wonderful bookshop situated in the heart of Paris – full of listings for classes, events, readings and all it’s captivating history. Ah, j’adore

The School of Life – London based institution offering sermons, classes, dinners and weekends to inspire…

Bandstand Busking – lovely people who put on lovely gigs in the sunshine (england’s sunshine anyway…) with a blog full of captivating past performances

Daylight Music – free (yes, FREE) music every Saturday from 12pm at Highbury and Islington’s Union Chapel = hangover cure

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