Links that may or may not be related to gardens, food, travel, nature, or heterotopias and liminal spaces but probably are. Sources in parentheses.
2-min video: pop-up Restaurant of Mistaken Orders, staffed by waiters with dementia (YouTube). “if your order was mistaken you can shrug it off with a smile and enjoy what comes your way anyway … we want to change society to become more caring and easy going.”
playlist: Haruki Murakami Stay Home Special Playlist (YouTube). An hour and ten minutes of happy songs.
4-min video: stop-motion surreal woodworking (omozoc, TMN)
essay & 5-min video: happened on these one after the other, both about an obsession with design detail that makes a space or experience delightful even when you don’t notice the details consciously. essay: The Hillstone Edition, about a chain restaurant that does everything right (Why is this interesting? Substack newsletter) / video: a 247-square-foot “Cairo” flat in Australia, in an apartment complex designed in 1936 by Bent Overend (YouTube: Never Too Small)