darlings we felt so (wonderfully) conflicted today. firstly there was a sudden urgent desire to hear a harpsichord: and then there was a need for chandeliers and foreign films and beautiful dresses rustling silky-sharp-with-wit and wisdom and the dark nature of desire…. (thank you to miss jules berlin for the adorable card!) but then … Continue reading harpsichords and chandeliers, labyrinths and ocean views
darlings we need to take a Nap (in fact we dozed happily all the way back in the car – gosh – no – we were Not Driving) but really wanted to share the photographs with you now, before our friends in Europe turn in for the night. after a Most delicious brunch (and some … Continue reading roses, chandeliers and 18th century paintings: @thehuntingdon
have you done yours yet? you know. Taxes. gulp. we went today. but They weren’t there. at the place we said we would be – at 9AM – holding a (very small) bran muffin and a (not-so-small) coffee. so we went somewhere else (thank goodness for national Chains of Accountancy Firms) and tried not to … Continue reading taxes and chandeliers: sic transit gloria
it’s rare, darlings, to find sensual treats in the daylight in such a serendipitous way but we had two Lovely meetings this morning – one Very Early (7.30AM – a lick of mascara and a hope of moisturizer and we Dashed out of the door to greet the dawn) and the other at a more … Continue reading chocolate and chandeliers and Paris @Vosges
Not Doctor’s Orders to do three night-time-day-job-engagements so we fulfilled our commitments today (two speeches, both went Very Well, we thought Modestly) and showed Up to the fiesta this evening (long black dress, ballet shoes, sleek hair, pearls, pashmina – black one tonight, scarlet went down Rather splendidly Last Night) albeit Briefly. and then took … Continue reading shoes and chandeliers. #madrid
It’s late. In a few time zones. And we’re flying back tomorrow. But we can’t sleep. So we went for a wander. To take a last look at European decadence and sit on the stairs looking up at the chandeliers while the guests downstairs bid a fond farewell to each other and drifted into the … Continue reading roaming the hotel hallways taking pictures of chandeliers
we just slipped away from tonight’s event – a little face time, smiles, a few bon mots, tiny bit of intelligensia and a Lot of satin gowns (yes, we wore a little satin bias cut ourselves and carried a clutch ;) just on the odd occasion and yes we Do feel odd doing it…. And … Continue reading hotel rooms: roses, linens, chandeliers and Nina Simone.
darlings oh! it was delicious! we were on the RADIO this morning. call sign: WBLQ (which is in Rhode Island all the way across the Continent on the Other Coast) and here’s the programme – it’s not yet tied up with tape and popped onto the interweb for re-broadcast (if you listened Live, we’re very … Continue reading putting on our radio voice.
darlings *farofflooktothemiddledistance* sometimes Things just Don’t Work Out. but that’s ok. even when it’s a book promo video shoot. (pauses) you see – the Industry (whomever they Are) decreed (is that the same as the sort of Tweet that King Herod might have put out? oh dear, can you imagine being His digital consultant……) – … Continue reading back to the drawing board….metaphorically speaking (although a real drawing board would be Nice)
darlings we don’t celebrate christmas in RL. but we ADORE it at the cinema and in Song. so we’ve been doing Lots of that. to start off this piece of “post” with good cheer and a rousing Voice – ladies and gentlemen and those as yet in transition or of the 3.5 gender classification – … Continue reading christmas prep in cinema and song.