Archive for June 3rd, 2008

Photo courtesy of nypl.orgWent to see SATC on Friday night and was delighted to see New York Public Library making a guest appearance in the movie

I had no idea that they’d filmed scenes in the library or that there’d be a dialogue between two of the main characters discussing the pros and cons of borrowing books!   I just love references to libraries in popular culture; especially in high profile movies. 

Perhaps some of those women who copy everything that Carrie Bradshaw does will feel inspired to pop into their own local library to check out the romantic love letters collections!   Could public libraries really be the new Jimmy Choos? 

Hmm, I’m not sure…

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Los Angeles Public Library Digital Collection - The Golden Age of Travel PostersWhilst trying to locate images for a poster session I’m involved in I came across this really cool exhibition of travel posters from the 1920s and 1930s.   

If you’ve got a few minutes to spare have a quick browse through the collection; it  captures superbly the ‘”golden age of travel posters'”

Made me want to pack up my rucksack and head off on my travels again!

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