Saturday April 4, 2020

Appetite For Distraction: Why jigsaws are still cool

The meditative slowness! The childhood nostalgia! Jigsaws are the adult colouring books of 2020, and it’s easy to piece together why

1st March, 2020
You heard it here first: assembling nice pictures out of teeny squiggly pieces is cool

When I revealed to a friend recently that I was “thinking of getting into jigsaws”, she recoiled in horror. “You’re better than that,” she warned. “It’s a slippery slope.” The reaction was similar to the one I fear might come when I tell people I live alone with a cat. A kind of a pitying tone, accompanied by a half-smile and a look of concern to any nearby third party....

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