so Diego called us (of course, we speak “dog”, darlings, we grew up in England) and said: “Richard just showed me ‘A Letter To True’ made by that nice photographer who wears the bandana” “Bruce Weber?” “That’s the one.” “Did you enjoy it?” “Very much – in fact I’d like you to shoot an audition … Continue reading a philosophy of life by diego (or diego and his audition tape for @Bruce_Weber)
darlings happy sunday! (is it still sunday in your corner of the world?) we had the most delicious early morning driving a little way east (not far at all) at 07:45 hours to see Richard and Diego for an 0800 hours breakfast (freshly ground coffee, slim morsels of multigrain toast with a generous spread of … Continue reading west coast portraits: Richard and Diego
hello darlings happy sunday! time for Mr. Vivaldi! https://soundcloud.com/giogiomamala/antonio-vivaldi-the-four *exhale* and a Quick recap of Saturday before we Dash out (merrily) into the brightness of a sunday to be very sociable (surprisingly so – we seemed to have booked a breakfast, morning coffee, walk in the park, drive to somewhere-to-be-helpful, tea and some Diego-time, then … Continue reading Vivaldi, blue skies and Dr. Martens.
darlings we couldn’t resist. we just HAD to make a video to celebrate the virtual tour of the book in its first 30 days of sales to say Thank You To Everyone for buying one. may we also say sorry to those who held up copies and sent us delicious pictures but didn’t make the … Continue reading ta da! the thank-you-for-buying-a-copy-wherever-you-are-in-the-world video is Here.
darlings this is the MOST fun that one could have on a book tour – while staying at home in one’s satin slip. firstly – a note from the Old (Boys – and now fully co-ed) School: We’ve ordered a copy for the library! You must sign it next time you are here!! x *blush* … Continue reading #howtostaysaneinacrazyworld having a delicious book tour – works well with small people and friends-with-fur
hello darlings everyone else seemed to be in a somewhat festive mood. and it was sort of contagious in a very nice way. we went to a lovely party (yes, we edited out the people as someone pointed out – but there were lots there – we just prefer “atmosphere” to generate a mood unless … Continue reading well that was a wonderful wednesday. how was yours?
darlings as you know we always take the long way round whenever possible because life is just too short to miss anything along the way when one is on a road trip. for instance – when we found ourselves on some interstate highway *sighsvaguely* not absolutely sure which one – we suddenly *gasped* at a … Continue reading vintage treasures discovered on road trips
gosh darlings that was an Exceedingly Long Drive back (traffic, snafus, engine lights going on – oops – all ok now, more traffic, other people in accidents – sad moment – and more Traffic). (almost) 5 hours. *sighs* but SUCH a lovely business trip that turned into an all-round nice experience on both ends with … Continue reading (almost) 5 hours on-the-road.
darlings who-we-are-in-RL has a Very Important set of Business Meetings tomorrow about 100 miles south of where we reside and so she decided to leave Early and spend the night in Oceanside before we continue on the Journey in the morning. we had a delicious experience of yummy mexican food fine dining. according to the Very Helpful … Continue reading hello, oceanside
darlings we had Absolutely no idea we were going to end up in Claremont, California yesterday. you see our plans changed at noon and so we had a spare afternoon and evening and a Long Drive always sounds good at those moments when the diary opens Up. no, we had absolutely no idea that traffic … Continue reading Claremont Calling.