Items and Icons / coffee pots etc
Saturday 18 October 1997
Cats in Books, a Celebration of Cat Illustration Through the Ages, published by The British Library, price pounds 9.95. From TS Eliot's Foss to Aubrey Beardsley's `The Black Cat' (right), all feline life is here. Gucci timepieces `for the discerning `G' watch customer' (below right), offer a choice of dials. But at pounds 775, you might want to ask for tick
Hello, boys! Seen any eye-catching ads lately? This poster (below) from the SH Benson agency is one of the distinctive ads by Gilroy for Guinness from the Thirties. Read all about it in Advertising Outdoors: Watch This Space!, by David Bernstein, to be published by Phaidon on 23 Oct, pounds 45
The atomic coffee machine (c1947) for A&MG Sassoon, will be among works on show in an exhibition of British art and design in the post-war years. `Austerity and Affluence, British Art and Design 1945-62', The Fine Art Society's galleries, 148 New Bond Street, London W1, 20 Oct-14 Nov
Life & Style blogs
'I am a paedophile': Is our approach to sex offenders helping to create more victims?
Scientists discover 'stroke protection gene' – that also guards against heart attack and migraine
Dame Vivienne Westwood: The former Queen of Punk may now be an establishment pillar, but her work is still controversial – and much copied
Parenting gay teens: the book that all parents need to read
Regin: US and UK intelligence services could be responsible for snooping spyware
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Halle Berry takes ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry to court for allegedly trying to make daughter look less African-American
- 4 Isis propaganda image showing 'abuse of Muslim woman by soldiers' is actually taken from Hungarian porn film
- 5 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
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