Paintings of London landmarks can be a bit tedious, but I rather like this pair of views by Claude E Blackburn (1914-1984). They are up for auction later this month.


More views from inside the old hydroelectric power station at Tyssedal, near Odda, Norway. I love the sparky electric detailing to the paintwork on the walls.



How to make a sardine tin. It may come in useful one day. From the Nantes History Museum.

France….ppttthhhhhwww. What do they know about sardines? The Norwegians invented canned sardines. 

Indeed they did. Here’s a museum dedicated to the subject: