While at Home, Let’s Color the World

The Times’s Travel section is tasked with bringing you the world. But with the world on pause, we’re inviting you to explore far-flung destinations through another, more interactive medium: coloring pages, inspired by some of our favorite travel photos. Coloring books — for children and adults alike — have emerged with a new zeitgeist as…

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People Have Gone Full 1800s

“I’ve gone full Victorian,” said Rhian Rees, 34, of flower pressing, a childhood hobby she’s rediscovered in quarantine. “It feels like we’re back in the old days when life felt more fragile.” On a recent hike in Santa Clarita, Calif., Ms. Rees, an actor originally from England and now living in the Los Feliz neighborhood…

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What Do Famous People’s Bookshelves Reveal?

Bibliophiles do not approach bookshelves lightly. A stranger’s collection is to us a window to their soul. We peruse with judgment, sometimes admiration and occasionally repulsion (Ayn Rand?!). With celebrities now frequently speaking on television in front of their home libraries, a voyeuristic pleasure presents itself: Are they actually really like us? Cate Blanchett ImageCredit…CBS…

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