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
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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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