Darlings Do you recall our fun project about re-enacting Twice Over Lightly, the 1972 book from Anita Loos and Helen Hayes, that we started before the storm hit? We have not forgotten it. To jog your memory banks, we set out our intent here and then went to re-visit the famous writer and her glam … Continue reading Twice over lightly part 2: Joseph Papp and the Public Theatre
darlings well. mondays (not in a skyscraper) are a Revelation. we toured the city, doing portraits and picking up emails and sending out notes and frowning (prettily) while Helping answer Important questions but also spent a Great deal of time in cafes, picking over the best marmalade* to have on one’s bagel. by the way, … Continue reading not another manic monday: east coast portraits and twice over lightly part 1
in 1972, Anita Loos and Helen Hayes (then both in somewhat Advanced ages of life but having had a Most glorious set of Lives between them – Broadway, Hollywood and the odd “cure” in a Swiss Clinic to boot – we cast no aspersions, anita was doing Research for Hollywood) wrote a book called: Twice … Continue reading twice over lightly.
darlings – – – do you recall that we are re-enacting the 1972 book “Twice Over Lightly” written by the glorious Anita Loos and the fabulous Helen Hayes before we say goodbye (as a Resident) to NYC? if you’ve just tuned in, we have already visited the Village, Joe Papp’s Public Theatre and St Paul’s Chapel to take … Continue reading #twiceoverlightly on the baby pink princess phone with astrologer lynne palmer
we woke up at 2AM. hasn’t happened for a while. not since we stopped travel(l)ing for La Vie JetSet. perhaps there was something about not wanting to be as devil-may-care about the move (back to Los Angeles if you’ve just joined us, darlings). we are Tired of starting all over again – again – so … Continue reading deciding Not to start all over again.
darlings we took a little trip to tribeca and picked carefully over the soaking wet pavements/sidewalks as the snow melted and looked up to the not-so-tall buildings (few skyscrapers here) to admire signs-from-the-industrial-past. may we share a few of our B&W photographs with you? too kind. pause to look into camera and smile (sweetly). *yes, … Continue reading snow melting in tribeca
darlings firstly a mention for your aural/visual and imagination’s delight – may we present two very talented singer-songwriter-ballad-delivery-muses and then a gift (exchange) from Miss Vickie Lester given at Tea yesterday. signed copy – SIGNED COPY! of #TwiceOverLightly that we wrote so Extensively about (and from) during our last few months before Leaving Manhattan (not to … Continue reading roses, books, @2paperflowers and a train not taken.
darlings we’ve been writing FURIOUSLY for a few days now and we’re up to 55,500 words of The House on Church Row and Ever such a Lot has Happened (much of which surprised us, in fact, but we’re just the one that “sees” the movie unfolding in front of our mind’s eye and get to … Continue reading back to Church Row – and a drag night at the Black Cap, Camden.
we missed an important appointment yesterday and we’re still mortified. It’s not your M.O….so I was worried. the gentle soul was very kind But it freaked us out. We. Don’t. Miss. Appointments. the season, the move prospects, the new Life, the leaving-behind (agonizing sadness in the eyes of Others during what-are-probably-goodbyes but we dont-say-it – … Continue reading opening parcels, slowly waking up, the pace of sundays in new york
we need to share. will you listen for a moment? we Really want to do book 1 = “how to stay sane in a crazy world”. we have a Most Delicious cover, courtesy of our design competition on 99designs. we have an introduction: I used to make my living from writing. And then it all … Continue reading where is the Hogarth Press of today, darlings?