a northern pale winter light, a first edition of vita sackville west, 1940 and Mr. Everett.

It’s still early (7 ish) but we set the alarm for much, much earlier and could not, it seems be as sprightly as someone from lower III,  eager to greet the day, all prep done and with the fountain pen created ridge on the third finger still gratifyingly smudged with India ink and one’s sports … Continue reading a northern pale winter light, a first edition of vita sackville west, 1940 and Mr. Everett.

eiderdown heaven with edna ferber (in book form) and a burst of evening birdsong

darlings we felt a little under-the-weatherness creeping or rather Descending upon us. many have been ill (around here and, we hear, in Other parts of the world) so we Knew it might arrive at teamgloria towers – actually, it hasn’t quite Yet – but that’s because, after our Very Early appointment across town this morning, … Continue reading eiderdown heaven with edna ferber (in book form) and a burst of evening birdsong

recipe for a sunny day when one would prefer to languish in naughty navel gazing instead

darlings we take our Role here very seriously (with a great deal of light-heartedness-and-whimsical-Joy) of showing Bright Things. because (truth now) we Often don’t feel like it in the RL aspect. but when we come here, to write, and share photographs, and wait for the laundry to finish its cycle in the dryer, and take … Continue reading recipe for a sunny day when one would prefer to languish in naughty navel gazing instead

hello, london.

darlings we’re here! and quite MAD (in a funny way) from the overnight flight from NYC to London in 51H (don’t ask) with probably not-exactly-2-hours-sleep but the Virgin Atlantic staff were splendid – all perky british essex voices and a kindly way about them – especially when dispensing tea or hot chocolate (nobody was allowed … Continue reading hello, london.

recipe for relaxation: hot milk, candles and contraband television transmissions from Abroad

darlings as you know we’ve been Awfully Busy (in a very good, productive, Being Useful and earning-money sort of a way) – travel(l)ing to Portland, Carlsbad, Brooklyn and Manhattan, returning to Los Angeles in between to indulge in some jetlag (a State with which we used to be Rather Familiar). despite taking Good care to keep up … Continue reading recipe for relaxation: hot milk, candles and contraband television transmissions from Abroad