after the day job – and the vigorous swim at the Pool – we took a leisurely stroll through central park with a dream in our heart and a song through the slim white cord from the iTouch into our ears (ok, ok, it wasn’t Doris Day it was the Scorpions Still Loving You – … Continue reading Willoughbys (since 1898) and the grown-up camera.
darlings *yawns* we’ve missed you. but we MUST return to the deadlines as who-we-are-in-RL (finally) asked for our help. so we’re off to sharpen pencils and brew another pot of coffee and generally have our deeply-supportive-face-on. it’s impressive. you’d never know we were actually thinking about a (very long) weekend in Monaco or what william … Continue reading early mornings, deadlines and something for supper with kale.
darlings a Very odd morning. the landlords (yes, we rent – haven’t taken the home owner plunge as yet – no idea where we want to live when we’re grown up, you see – apart from the Motion Picture Retirement Home, eventually, because it sounds like enormous fun) sent round someone to photograph the apartment. you … Continue reading strangers in the house, with cameras.
darlings we are Meant to be Working. *wistfulLookOutOfTheWindow* Tasks To Do. (nice ones. but sometimes one just wants to go next door and lie down and read because there’s a Delicious pile of books by the bed. you know how it is.) but just wanted to share something we came across while surfing-the-interweb working. HAD I … Continue reading distracted by lines of poetry and pretty shoes.
darlings We are In The Country! Shhhhhhh. It’s super quiet and very beautiful. There’s a roaring fire….. and the delicious supper was delicately inspired by the glorious barefoot contessa herself and re-configured with a soupcon of elegant joie de vivre (no, my loves, we cannot show you our Hosts as yet – we need morning … Continue reading a night in the country.
darlings So – she says brightly – How is Life in the land of working lights and heat and hot water? Do send news. We trek uptown every other day to find cell service and swim and see a movie before heading back into 19th century downtown NY of cops and blackout and a general … Continue reading 87 hours without power – 70s style NY: bicycles, blackout and a disco ball
happy sunday darlings we slept so beautifully because we went To The Country yesterday and took great gulps of that delicious air, strolled down the little main street (high street to our english friends) with white clapboard houses and picket fences (also in white – probably Wimborne White from Farrow and Ball if our eye … Continue reading to the country.
darlings we’re HERE! and being ever-so-prudent with the Lodgings so we’ve found a Charming (former butler’s pantry next to the back kitchen perhaps?) room with a single bed and a small window looking out onto drainpipes of the next door similarly appointed 1800s listed building in an unfashionable side of Bayswater. and it’s glorious. we … Continue reading hello from the unfashionable side of bayswater
darlings who-we-are-in-RL got Very Busy at a Terribly Early Hour (when the Ponds Cold Cream was still making its way into our skin below the satin sleep mask). gosh. *lookstocamera2* she is s w i f t. that IS interesting…… jolly good. all this business enterprise is keeping us in artisan coffee over here and … Continue reading who-we-are-in-RL just built a new site and we went and liked ALL the pages to be encouraging
darlings *looksquicklytocamera4withashysmile* s o me b o d y h a s s e e n i t. *gasps* and we just Happened to have called them (such are the mysterious and delicious ways of Serendipity) and they whispered that they had a copy on their desk. (they were near the Warehouse when … Continue reading what not to say when someone you know has a book deal.