READ: Family Life. | Isabella Blow and Alexander McQueen: “fashion muse and master – lovers without the sex.” | Remember that having a dad is a lot of work. | Laura Jane Faulds’ first week in London Part 1 and Part 2. | “I used to think, “Well, this is the world,” and the impact I felt was numbed and relatively small. I had armor to protect me. Now I have none.”

LOOK: Tiny, perfect Melbourne home in a garage. | The non-banana part of this tastes exactly like Nutella. | Lilting. | Lea Taleb’s blog is so golden age of personal style blogging, thank you Hannah Rose. | Artist exhibits work in her home. | Birthday Suits (or, feeling okay about nakedness.) | Guest DJ Patti Smith. | Assemble Papers. | Blueberry and blackberry crumble. | The Faber podcast.

THINK: Notes from the milk cave: “Work that doesn’t count as such.” | What we see when we read. | “It’s a warm and nutrient-rich bath between the beach of daily life and the cold, black water of actual writing.” | “Sir, Will you allow me to draw your attention to the fact that in a review of a book by me (October ) your reviewer omitted to use the word Highbrow?”