dreaming in black and white with a touch of silvery visions and a twist of beauty.

we happened to be in a very elegant pre-war building on Fifth Avenue last night where – in the ladies’ powder room – there was a special shelf for Parcels.

as you know, we Adore a Parcel.

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Isn’t that Glorious?!

we’d love one.

On the theme of elegance, we stayed up quite Late last night and relished a stack of vintage magazines (found in one of those curious thrift stores that one is not so sure actually exists but is a mirage suddenly appearing in the urban setting because it contains something we are meant to have – Yes. This is exactly how we view the world. It’s Ever so Nice).

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We read the magazines here, at an Italian cafe from the 1920s in the Village.

also on the theme of elegance, here’s a decoupage we did a little while ago.

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We are in a Very glamorous frame of mind today…….

there will be lots of writing, a tremendously chic gallery visit, surely more pots of tea and we’re going to finish the “dummy” of our blog/suggestion manual/photography book called: “How to stay sane: when it all gets too much” (subtitle: post-surgery, rehab, nervous breakdown, lost weekend)*

(we have experienced all of these – not first-hand ;) the nervous breakdown wasn’t ours, although god knows we’ve come awfully close over the years. and rehab was a job – during the dotcom crash – and was deliciously inspiring for our screenplay “releasing butterflies”).

will keep you posted, darlings……

A New Life is on the Way.

2 thoughts on “dreaming in black and white with a touch of silvery visions and a twist of beauty.

  1. ABM says:

    What a lovely post. Glamour is very good for the soul. Trust me, I know these things.

    Love the decoupages. Perhaps a collection of them could appear in a coffee table book someday, limited and numbered and signed, available only to the smart set…at Rizzoli.

    Enjoy this lovely day; it is much deserved.

    How wonderful and uplifting your writing is!

    Love eternally,

    ABM

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