Rachel Khoo

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December 8th, 2014

Hopeful Monday Musings

* As regular readers know, I’m a big fan of hip hop. So I was warmed to see this video on the Guardian website about SlumGods, an Indian hip hop dance crew who are supporting children and challenging stereotypes. * Amazing innovation: edible plates that can be put in [...]

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December 1st, 2014

Washi Monday Musings

* Love this idea for using Washi tape from the A Beautiful Mess blog. * Cool website, offering cake decorating inspiration, such as some of Andy Warhol’s most famous works made out of smarties (via The Guardian). * This origami wine tote from Better Living Through [...]

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November 24th, 2014

Fruity Monday Musings

* Who guessed these were toilet rolls? Love the fruity packaging (via Lost at E Minor). * Amazing video of Tehran’s Grand Bazaar – the food looks delicious. Definitely somewhere I’d like to visit (via Eater)! *  Eery pictures of the abandoned [...]

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November 17th, 2014

Roasted Monday Musings

* Who doesn’t love a Sunday roast? Some London haunts to try (via BuzzFeed). * Brilliant video from Eater, explaining different cuts of steak. * Love the look of the Sandwich café at Harrods. * Not sure about 3D printed food – what does everyone else think? * [...]

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November 10th, 2014

Lyrical Monday Musings

* I’m a huge fan of Onra. The second part of his 90s French rap mix is here – and it’s brilliant. * As a lover of books and good design, The Book Cover Archive is a delight. * Absolutely love these infographic guides to herbs and spices. * Intricate [...]

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November 3rd, 2014

Marble Monday Musings

* Looking forward to seeing the Il Capo documentary, shot in a marble quarry. * Love this illustrated linguistic ‘family tree’ – particularly interesting seeing comparisons between English and Nordic words (via Stylist). * The Booth’s Fair Milk [...]

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October 27th, 2014

Autumnal Monday Musings

* Really happy to be featured on Design Sponge again. Head over to the site to find my Autumnal millefeuille recipe - délicieux! * A British ex-pat has put her marketing skills to good use in Barcelona, setting up Hidden City Tours. A social enterprise which gives homeless [...]

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October 20th, 2014

Nourishing Monday Musings

* So interesting to see what children around the world eat for breakfast. * This Bristol-based not-for-profit is turning food destined for the bin into delicious and affordable meals. * Love this – cyclists build bamboo structures to show how much space single [...]

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October 13th, 2014

Soulful Monday Musings

* Looking forward to seeing this documentary about Cecilia Chiang, whose soulful Chinese cooking is legendary (via Eater). * Cool coffee filter inspired water filtration system (via FastCo Design). * Lots going on at London Cocktail Week (via About Time Magazine). * As a [...]

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October 6th, 2014

Inspirational Monday Musings

* Art Against Knives is a truly inspirational initiative, which aims to challenge peoples’ negative perspections of inner city youth (via Central Saint Martins). * Thanks to War Horse, most people know about the horses that served in World War 1. But did you know many [...]

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