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Links that may or may not be related to gardens, food, travel, nature, or heterotopias and liminal spaces but probably are. Sources in parentheses.

short article: Reader Comments for The New York Times’ “Homestyle Spaghetti Carbonara” Recipe (Medium)

photos and commentary: Women Having A Terrible Time At Parties In Western Art History (The Toast). (Some swearing, but so right on.)

4-1/2-min video: When the Giant Cruise Ships Came to Town (Kottke/The New Yorker). Stavanger, Norway. “It takes away the sun. … It takes away the air.”

article: Cooking with Virginia Woolf (The Paris Review). “The boeuf en daube in To the Lighthouse, a 1927 novel by Virginia Woolf about an English family on vacation in the Hebrides, is one of the best-known dishes in literature. … Thus, it is with fear and trembling that I suggest that Woolf’s boeuf en daube, from a cook’s perspective, is a travesty.”

2-min video: A passenger-level view of what it was like to ride the Wuppertal Schwebebahn (Germany), the world’s oldest elevated electric train, in 1902. (MoMA/TMN). So empty looking below.

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