13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. CCCXXIII)
1. This staircase from the Eiffel Tower is for Sale It’s not every day that a chunk of one of the world’s most famous monuments goes on sale. But on November 27, Paris auction house Artcurial will be selling off a 24-step piece of original staircase from the Eiffel Tower, removed in 1983 to hel
Svenska dansband (Swedish dance bands)
Before I go away for the weekend (offline) I thought I'd serve you a little treat. If you have a connection to Scandinavia you might be aware of the phenomenon of 'dansband'. If not, you can read more about it at the end of this post. The photos are from the book Svenska Dansband (which can be ordered for only SEK 59,-/about $10 at Bokus - they deliver Internationally. Totally worth the investment). If you have some spare time (like a couple of weeks) and would like to see a lot more…
Swedish Dance Bands Of The 1970s: Whipped Hair And No Underwear - Flashbak
ABBA was not the only Swedish band to emerge in the 1970s. A myriad of bands had the whipped hair, trousers tight enough to make redundant questions on shoe sizes and songs. They had outfits that shimmered and shone. Never mind the sounds, cop a load of the clothes on the bands’ album covers. … Continue reading "Swedish Dance Bands Of The 1970s: Whipped Hair And No Underwear"