The Sunday List 21: The Macaron Edition

macaraonsJust a little list of some things I have been reading/watching/loving over the past couple of weeks:

These macarons from Pierre Herme, Paris located @ the New Otani Art Museum‎ in Chiyoda, Tokyo. {The red and green one was especially heavenly and one of the yellow macarons tasted like the sun dipped in butter.}

Blog post: When Senses Slide Wide Open ~ about Pink of Perfection blogger Sarah McColl’s recent visit to Denmark.

Album: Cecile by jazz singer Cecile McLorin Salvant. Here’s what the New York Times said about her recent concert at the Allen Room in Manhattan, part of the American Songbook series: “If anyone can extend the lineage of the Big Three — Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald — it is this 23-year-old virtuoso born in Miami to a French mother and a Haitian father and trained in France.”

Little Bird Writing Contest hosted by Sarah Selecky. Short stories accepted from 1 March until 31 March, 2013. Sarah runs an amazing story-writing course online ~ Story is a State of Mind.

Joan Didion on Keeping a Notebook ~ from Brain Pickings.

Our friend Adam Clark has been documenting his life in Japan through short videos made with his new GoPro Hero 3. You can check out this video (skiing and snowboarding) + this video (his bike ride to school).

Red China by photographer Michael Steverson on photography site 500 Pixels.

Blogs that provide an exquisite little window on daily life.
~ Sleepwalking in Tokyo features photographs of Asia. The blogger lives in Korea.
~ Sandra Juto, a Swedish artist who documents her life in Berlin, Sweden and on her travels.

The work of Australian artist and writer Shaun Tan. In his book Tales from Outer Suburbia, Tan tells the story of Eric, a foreign exchange student. This little story is the most brilliant Third Culture Kid explanation ever written/drawn.

Blog Post: Healthy Self-Esteem Still Counts by Michael Grose.

So what’s been capturing your attention lately?

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