During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collected and displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes is my 21st century interpretation of that idea.
- Raised by Wolves
This turned out to be a one-off pilot. I am intrigued enough to hope it will become a series.
- Nigel Slater’s Great British Biscuit
- The Search for Alfred the Great
- Pain, Pus and Poison: The Search for Modern Medicines
- University Challenge
- Hidden Histories: Britain’s Oldest Family Businesses
Weekly watching: House of Lies, Episodes, The Bletchley Circle, Archer, Chozen, True Detection, Under the Gunn, Justified, Banshee, Reign, Dracula, Elementary, QI
What have you read/watched/listened to this week?
This day in Lisa-Universe in: 2011